NaNoWriMo “Now What?” Revisions Twitter Chat

Finished your novel and you’re ready for revisions or maybe publishing? Come join NaNoWriMo’s “Now What?” Twitter Chat!

On January 17, 2013 (Thursday)  at 5:00PM PST. There will be a NaNoWriMo Twitter chat talking about revision and publishing.

Also local writer James Scott Bell, whose credentials include the excellent writing references Plot and Structure and Revision and Self-Editing,  will be joining the chat to answer your burning questions.

So mark your calendars and join the chat if you can!

Need Holiday Gift Ideas?

For a month, we managed to ignore the insanity that comes with the holidays. Now that November is behind us, the holidays are staring us down. If you’re like me and frantically trying to get your Christmas shopping together, here are the perfect gift ideas for anyone who is a fellow writer or WriMo.

Not only do you get your Christmas shopping done, but you also get to support your favorite writing program!

Know someone who participated in NaNoWriMo? Gift them with some NaNoWriMo related goodies from the NaNoWrimo Store!

NaNoWriMo Store


Founder of NaNoWriMo, Chris Baty has started his own studio/store!

Check out his site for some beautiful and noveling related posters.

Chris Baty Studios

Last but not least, love NaNo Los Angeles? Want to show your support by wearing glamorous and fashionable clothes? Check out our Zazzle Store.

See other gifts available on Zazzle.

Halo Raffle!

Back by popular demand is the Halo Raffle!

There are TWO ways to earn a ticket:

1.) To enter this Halo Raffle you must have a halo (When you’ve donated $10 through Office of Letters and Light, you will get a halo on your NaNoWriMo profile picture.). Then you must POST YOUR NAME ON THIS THREAD to be entered in the raffle.

You can also get a halo by participating and winning one of our Adopt-a-Day challenges.

2.) You can also earn a ticket if you Donate $10 to our “Chip-In” Fund widget on the left side bar. All you need to do is click on “Chip-In” and donate, then NaNoMail Me (AthenaKTT ) with your email name and NaNoName. Also don’t forget enter your name on the Halo Raffle thread as a “Chip-In” donor.

If you donate to both, YOU CAN EARN 2 TICKETS for the raffle!

The HALO RAFFLE PRIZES are awarded to 4 lucky winners from the Halo Raffle drawing at the TGIO party on Dec. 1. You do not need to attend the TGIO party to win. Winners will be posted on the forum and in their NanoMail on Dec. 2.

Now onto the prizes! And the prizes are… Drum roll please…

  1.  Brand new KINDLE, 6″ ink display (Note: Does not ship out until Dec. 21.)
  2. The STORYIST, great writing program for (Mac ONLY; Donated by fellow San Francisco WriMo Steve Shepard, Storyist)
  3. The WRITER’S TOOL KIT & STORYMATIC Card Set + Several Writing Books (Donated by Cybele, LA’s first ML)
  4. A top SECRET PRIZE that you can only learn about at write-ins or events.

So donate at the donation station and get a chance to win these awesome prizes!