National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) 2018

Have people ever told you, “You should write a book”?

Here’s your chance! Join millions of other people this month for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) as they put pen to paper in the attempt to write a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 PM on November 30. The Winsted and Hutchinson Libraries will be hosting writing nights throughout the month to help you meet your goal, and who knows? Your book might even end up on our shelves someday!

50,000 Words. 
30 Days.
1 Life-Changing Experience.

Are you ready to Come Write In?



National Novel Writing Month 2017

Take Us to YOUR World
Come Write In

NaNoWriMo 2017 at the Winsted Library

(National Novel Writing Month)


*Every Wednesday in November*


November 1st: Kickoff at the Winsted Arts Council Building

5:30-6pm: Informal Meet & Greet

6-6:30pm: Guest Speaker author Mark Mitten

 6:30-7pm: Encouragement, support, tips, and accountability


November 7th/14th/21st: Writing Sessions at the Winsted Public Library

5:30-7pm: Writing Sessions

*Please bring ear plugs or headphones if you need quiet to work.


November 29th: Final NaNoWriMo 2017 Night at the Winsted Public Library

5:30-6pm: Final writing session and update to NaNoWriMo.

6-6:45pm: Writers can read their book’s hook and/or favorite passage to the group.

6:45-7pm: Presentation of Awards


To register or for more information, please call the Winsted Library at 320-485-3909, or stop in during normal library hours.



MN Writes MN Reads

Local authors – indie, self-published, aspiring, and mainstream – can now create ebooks and share them with readers across the state and potentially across the country using free tools provided by Minnesota libraries.

For helpful hints click here