Friday, November 21, 2014

NaNoWriMo: Night of Writing Dangerously

Join us for a Night of Writing Dangerously, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Monday, Nov. 24, in the Waters Building (under the Dome) at the Oshkosh Public Library.

The month  is drawing to a close and we want to help you complete your novel.  Hang on tight--it's a race to the finish and you may be in for a wild night of writing!

NaNoWriMo events are sponsored by the Oshkosh Public Library in partnership with the Oshkosh Area Writers Club and would not be possible without funding from the Friends of the Oshkosh Public Library. 

You do NOT need to participating in NaNoWriMo to attend but be prepared to write!

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Meeting reminder + lock-in

Just a reminder that the Oshkosh Area Writers Club will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 15 in the lower level conference room of the Oshkosh Public Library.

We're also holding a writing lock-in from 6 to 10 p.m. that evening at the library. The library is closed to the public but someone will be available to let you in. Refreshments will be served.

Both events are free and open to the public.

Sunday, November 02, 2014

Tonight's goal is to write 1000 words. Maybe you'll only write 200. The point is, you don't have to write alone! Join us for light snacks and heavy whining - then it's time to write! Thursday, Nov. 6 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Oshkosh Public Library, under the library dome.

You're welcome to join the writing session even if are not participating in National Novel Writing Month.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

National Novel Writing Month

Let the Oshkosh Public Library be your writing destination for National Novel Writing Month. Held each November, NaNoWriMo entices writers of all ages as they attempt to write a 50,000-word novel in the month of November.

Writers are welcome to visit the library during open hours and special events are planned by the Oshkosh Area Writers Club, including a kick-off party / lock-in from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1st and Thousand Word Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6th.

Events are sponsored by the Oshkosh Area Writers Club and funded by the Friends of the Oshkosh Public Library.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

National Novel Writing Month Kick-off Party

National Novel Writing Month Kick-off Party
6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1st.
Oshkosh Public Library

You've committed to writing a novel this month--we'll see that you get off to a great start. Come with paper or laptop and be ready to write! Refreshments will be served. 

Stay for an hour - or four! Writers not participating in NaNoWriMo are welcome to join the writing session as well. 

Note: The library will be closed to the public but someone will be available at the door to let you in. 


NaNoWriMo events are sponsored by the Oshkosh Public Library in partnership with the Oshkosh Area Writers Club and would not be possible without funding from the Friends of the Oshkosh Public Library.

For more information, go to http://www.oshkoshpubliclibrary.org/content/national-novel-writing-month-what-nanowrimo

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Meeting reminder

The Oshkosh Area Writers Club will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1 in the lower level meeting room of the Oshkosh Public Library, 106 Washington Ave.

As always, meetings are free and open to anyone age 17 and older.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Writing Seminar with John DeDakis - Oct. 11

There's still time to register for the all-day program From Novice to Novelist: A Workshop for Aspiring and/or Struggling Writers, led by John DeDakis on Oct. 11 in Montello. Registration is only $50.

Program description: A step-by-step guide on how to write a novel -- and how to sell it. This workshop is for struggling and/or aspiring writers. We'll go from how to get the nub of an idea all the way through to getting your novel into the hands of expectant fans. Along the way, you'll learn how to stay organized, how to write in the voice of the opposite sex, how to conduct effective research interviews, how to rewrite, how to get an agent, how to market your work, and how to face your writing/marketing fears. By the end of our time together, you will have started your novel and you will be equipped with the skills you'll need to perfect it.

To register, or for more information contact:

Readers Realm Book Store
147 E. Montello Street
Montello, Wisconsin 53949
Phone: (608) 297-2200

Meeting Reminder

The Oshkosh Area Writers Club will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4 in the lower level conference room of the Oshkosh Public Library. As always, meetings are free and open to anyone age 17 and older.