Monday, November 12, 2018

November is National Novel Writing Month!

Photograph of open book with title floating above.

Working on your writing skills? ACC Libraries have resources available to assist you, whether you are completing an essay or have larger publishing aspirations.

Facts on File Writer’s Reference Center is a database devoted to writing.

Grammar and punctuation, research basics, choosing a topic, types of documents, adding style to your writing, and other fundamentals of writing are at your fingertips.

Locate this database and more on the library’s website under A-Z List of Databases.

Additional resources available from your ACC Libraries:
book cover for Ticket to Write: Writing College Essays by Susan Thurman
Available from your ACC Library:
Ticket to Write: Writing College Essays by Susan Thurman
Book cover for Fast Fiction by Denise Jaden
Available from your ACC Library:
Fast Fiction: A guide to outlining and writing a first-draft novel in 30 days
by Denise Jaden 
book cover for No Plot? No Problem! by Chris Baty
Available from your ACC Library:
No Plot? No Problem! A Low-Stress, High-Velocity Guide to Writing  Novel in 30 Days
by Chris Baty

Ready to write a novel? NaNoWriMo, a nonprofit organization, is a fun way to challenge yourself while collaborating with other aspiring novelists! 
With a goal of writing a 50,000 word novel in the month of November, writers can earn badges, engage in pep talks with published authors, and scour inspirational resources along the way. NaNoWriMo sponsors interactive forums for members to discuss plot holes, character naming, facts, and other details needed for the perfect page-turner.

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