USA :: Florida :: Pinellas North

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12 months ago
Hey there, and welcome to NaNoWriMo!

Whether you are brand new to NaNo, or are an old hat, we are so excited that you are here, taking the plunge.

This year, you have two brand new and shiny Municipal Liaisons ready to guide you through your novel writing process!

Sam (samwys) has been doing NaNoWiMo for way too long. She met her fiance while they were both a part of the Hawaii region in 2008. Since then, she has done NaNo in Chicago, Indiana, and Tampa. In her other life, she is a professional writer and editor, and she also teaches writing workshops. If you are bogged down with writer’s block, need an exercise to move your story forward, want to know what to do with your novel after it’s done, or have any other writing questions, she’s your gal.

Cara (caradrake) won her first NaNoWriMo back in 2006, while holding her newborn son in her arms for the majority of the time she was writing. She loves writing, playing games (both video and tabletop/RPG), cooking, sewing and cosplaying, and a variety of other geeky pastimes. She is currently a student at SPC with the intention of becoming a teacher within the next few years.

Please keep an eye on our regional calendar for write-in events, especially the TGIO Party (that means Thank God It’s Over for you newbies out there), which we will be announcing later on in the month. Either Cara or Sam will try to be at each officially sanctioned write-in, but feel free to host your own if the spirit moves you.

We will be having our Kickoff Party on the 1st of November, at 7PM at the Panera at Clearwater Mall, located at 2679 Gulf to Bay Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33759. Please attend for goodies, word wars, and camaraderie.

We have also started a Facebook group (located here: to help streamline communication. Feel free to join it to make new friends, help with those plot bunnies, or even just to procrastinate just a little (we won’t tell!)

Looking forward to a great year of writing with you all,

Cara and Sam

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Meet your MLs

  • Joined November 6, 2009
  • Role Municipal Liaison
  • Location Clearwater, Florida
  • Age 33
  • Joined October 22, 2015
  • Role Municipal Liaison
  • Location Oldsmar
  • Age 28

About us

Welcome to the Pinellas North region of NaNoWriMo! We are centered around Clearwater, Dunedin, Palm Harbor, Oldsmar, and the surrounding areas. We look forward to having a successful NaNoWriMo!
11 novelists • 0 words written • 0 average wordcount • $25.00 donated

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