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WriteOn Joliet members will advise writers for NaNoWriMo

Ever wanted to write a book but just didn’t know how to get started?

In preparation for “NaNoWriMo,” 11 published members of the WriteOn Joliet writers’ group will offer advice about their writing in their genres, and starting, crafting and publishing a book at a special event from 6 to 8:30 p.m. October 3 at the Joliet Public Library, 150 N. Ottawa Street.

This free event is open to everyone.

NaNoWriMo is an annual, Internet-based creative writing project in November in which participants try to write a 50,000-word manuscript in a month.

WriteOn members expected to participate include:

Jennifer Abbot (Christian, children’s)

Denise M. Baran-Unland (Gothic, historical, young adult, children, literary fiction)

Holly Coop (mystery, poetry)

Robert Hafey (technical, how-to, memoir)

Tom Hernandez (poetry, essays)

Todd Hogan (literary fiction)

R. Michael Markley (Christian fiction)

Sue Mydliak (paranormal, historical fiction)

James Pressler (contemporary and philosophical fiction)

Allison Rios (paranormal romance, romance)

Colleen Robbins (fantasy, science fiction, horror, young adult)

WriteOn Joliet is a welcoming, diverse group of writers of varied skills, interests and experience. The group includes professional journalists, fiction novelists, bloggers, screenwriters, musicians and poets.

The group provides a safe, comfortable and supportive atmosphere for Joliet-area writers to share their work, and constructive feedback so that everyone can benefit from its members’ shared knowledge.

For more information, visit writeonjoliet.com

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