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A Message from iPub Global Connection Publishing

by Carolyn Wooddall, iPub’s Social Media Manager

I first participated in NaNoWriMo in 2006. I had just graduated from college in June and was excited to be free of my studies and never-ending class papers so that I could focus on my own writing for a change. Although I consider myself to be a very self-motivated and driven individual, without the looming deadlines imposed by my professors, I found it difficult for me to make progress on my first young adult novel. So when I found NaNoWriMo, I knew I was hooked!

For those of you who may not know, NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month. It was started in July of 1999 by Chris Baty and about 20 other people in the San Francisco Bay Area who “wanted to write novels for the same dumb reasons twenty-somethings start bands.” According to…

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