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Gloucester Library participating in National Novel Writing Month

The Gloucester Library will observe November as National Novel Writing Month for the first time this year. Participants for the program are asked to write a 50,000-word novel this month.

The Main Street Center’s Community Room will be reserved each Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. so participating novelists can work with WiFi and receive encouragement. Space only with WiFi will be available at the Point branch in York River Crossing Center, Hayes.

“The library open forums each Saturday in November offers support and encouragement from fellow writers on the same path,” said Ginny Snowden, adult programs coordinator. “Inspiration and practical hints will be offered from area writers,” she said.

Jennifer Howland, a Mathews woman who completed the grueling writing marathon of writing a 50,000-word novel several years ago, will share her writing experience at 10:30 a.m. this Saturday.

Snowden said she is trying to line up other authors to speak on other Satu...

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