USA :: New Jersey :: Northeast
8 days agoIt's BYOWB Week! (Bring Your Own Writing Buddy!) Convince a friend (or enemy!) to do NaNoWriMo with you this year and you'll be get goodies. Details below!
13 days agoI'm busier than usual this year so the calendar isn't totally updated yet. Trying to catch up this week so bare with me!
about 1 month agoAnd the site is officially launched for NaNoWriMo 2018! Welcome!
2 months agoThe site will be relaunching for NaNoWriMo 2018 soon! Try not to comment on old threads until then if you can but any threads started after August 1st, 2018 are fair game!
Happy prep season!
8 months agoWe'll be having a private Nenja cabin again for Camp NaNoWriMo. Details on how to join are below.
11 months agoNaNoWriMo ends at midnight tonight! Make every moment between now and then count!
11 months agoOnly a few days of writing left, Nenjas! Let's make them count!
11 months agoEveryone have a safe, happy and productive Thanksgiving Weekend!
11 months agoJoin us for the NaNoGiving: Halfway point feast & write-in tomorrow (Nov 19th) 1-5PM at the MCL!
Coordinate food and rides for this pot luck event here: https://nanowrimo.org/forums/usa-new-jersey-northeast/threads/433298
11 months agoWord War vs Philly Monday at 8:30 PM in the regional chat room! It'll be a fun and productive time so don't miss it!
12 months agoRegion vs Region Online Word Wars Monday (Central Jersey) & Wednesday (South Jersey) at 8:30 PM in the regional chat room! Help us defend our regional honor!
12 months agoWe've got 500 active nenjas writing this year! Woohoo!
Hope everyone's novels are going along swimmingly!
12 months agoHappy NaNo-eve, everyone! Writing begins at midnight tonight!
12 months agoIt's your last weekend before NaNoWriMo! Bid your life farewell, we write on Wednesday!
about 1 year agoOctober is halfway over!! Are you panicking yet?
Keep calm and NaNo Prep on!
about 1 year agoFirst, I'm hosting a talk on How to Prepare to Write a Novel for teens (grades 6-12) at the Parsippany Library tomorrow night (Wednesday, October 11th) from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM. Details and registration (required) for that are here https://www.libraryinsight.net/eventdetails.asp?jx=j3p&lmx=%C8f%60%2C%A3%AC&v=3&ss=1
about 1 year agoWelcome, my fellow word nenjas, to another thrilling year of NaNoWriMo!
The site is officially launched for the year! Start chatting, creating your novel project, making threads... go nuts!
about 1 year agoHello my little early bird! The site has not relaunched for 2017 yet so do me a favor and please don't comment on any of the old threads below. I will be sending out an email to officially welcome you once everything is ready to go for NaNoWriMo this year, never fear.
over 1 year agoThe Nenja Summer Dojo is looking for cabin mates! Details on how to join our private cabin for July's Camp NaNoWriMo session here: http://nanowrimo.org/forums/usa-new-jersey-northeast/threads/411266
over 1 year agoWant to join our private cabin for Camp NaNoWriMo's April session? Details here: http://nanowrimo.org/forums/usa-new-jersey-northeast/threads/409230
almost 2 years agoOnly a few hours left in November! Make everyone count by writing up until the very end!
almost 2 years agoHave a wonderful & productive holiday weekend, everyone!
almost 2 years agoWe'll be snacking and writing this Sunday at the MCL @ 1 PM. Details here: http://nanowrimo.org/forums/usa-new-jersey-northeast/threads/381761
almost 2 years agoRegion vs Region Word War vs NYC tonight at 8 PM in our chat room! Join here: http://chatnano.net/engine/IrcUsers/login/
almost 2 years agoNenjas, don't forget to back-up your novel today! Future You will thank you!
almost 2 years agoWow! We hit 5 million already! Should we shoot for 6?
almost 2 years agoWe're close to 5 MILLION words written in our region alone! Let's try to pass it before the weekend is out!
almost 2 years agoOut Pot Luck Kick-Off Party & Write-in is TOMORROW at the MCL from 1:15 pm - 4:45 pm. Details below!
almost 2 years agoOur first online write-in is tonight at 8 PM in the area chat room. Login info is below.
almost 2 years agoWriting starts a midnight tonight! Our area chat room will be available all evening if you're looking for someone to chat with before you get started or for that first sprint of the night!
almost 2 years agoOnly a few days left until NaNo begins! Should we freak out? Feels like maybe we should be freaking out!!!
almost 2 years agoJoin us Monday night at the Maplewood Library at 7 PM for an introduction to NaNoWriMo and tips for getting to The End from your ML, Hillary..
about 2 years agoWe're officially launched for 2016! Welcome, intrepid novelists, to NaNoWriMo!
about 2 years agoHello there, early bird! The site isn't officially launched yet and all the threads you see below will be deleted soon so come back in a few weeks when we're officially launched.
over 2 years agoWant to make sure there are NaNoWriMo events near you this November? Take this quick survey! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1VBrVKRf76PTbPUzLc5r8heTnnlAiBCnGDIH-r1iJYJY/viewform
over 2 years agoCamp NaNoWriMo starts on April 1st! Want to write with your fellow Nenjas this April? Join our private cabin here! http://bit.ly/1ps0znu
almost 3 years agoCongratulations to every single one of you for what you accomplished this month, official winner or not! I am so freaking proud of you!!
almost 3 years agoIt's the last day of NaNoWriMo! See you at our online write-in tonight!
almost 3 years agoHope everyone had a lovely Thanksgiving!
almost 3 years agoRumble in the Garden State is TONIGHT in the area chat room @ 8 PM! See you there!
almost 3 years agoWe're down to the final 1/3 of this crazy month, nenjas! Winner verification starts tomorrow!
almost 3 years agoLooking forward to seeing everyone at the Write-in/Snack in tomorrow!
almost 3 years agoWe're almost to the halfway point, nenjas! Don't give up now!
almost 3 years agoTomorrow is Double Up Donation Day! Double your word counts! Double the donation goodies! Double the fun!
almost 3 years agoIf you're having trouble getting into the chat room, try another client from the list. Not all of them are working tonight.
almost 3 years agoNaNoWriMo begins a midnight TONIGHT! Join us at the online write-in tonight in the area chat room and I'll see you at the Kick-Off on Sunday at the MCL.
almost 3 years agoFour days left! Are you panicking yet?!?
almost 3 years agoDon't forget to set up your novel project for this year! You're not officially signed up for 2015 until you do!
about 3 years agoBrace yourselves... NaNoWriMo 2015 is coming!
over 3 years agoOnly few days left until the July session of Camp NaNoWriMo! Are YOU ready?
over 3 years agoCamp NaNoWriMo is coming this July! Login in with your NaNoWriMo password at campnanowrimo.org and let us know below if you want to join the private cabin.
almost 4 years agoHave you gotten set up for the Nenja Dojo and Daily Training yet? Details are here: http://nanowrimo.org/forums/usa-new-jersey-northeast/threads/208325
almost 4 years agoTGIO will be this Saturday, December 6th! Details here: http://nanowrimo.org/forums/usa-new-jersey-northeast/threads/207486
almost 4 years agoFor those of you that are still writing, I salute you and wave my pompoms spiritedly in your direction!
For those that are past 50k, DO NOT FORGET TO VERIFY on the before midnight or you won't be eligible for winner prizes.
almost 4 years agoA holiday weekend challenge for you all!
I challenge you to move up on the region scoreboard by at least 5 ranks or write 10k words by the end of Saturday, whichever is is more attainable.
If you look at the scoreboard, for many of you, five rankings is only a few words away so this is is a goal well within reach.
almost 4 years agoBe safe out there in the snow! Stay inside and write instead!
almost 4 years agoRumble in the Garden State, our very last region vs region word war of the year, starts at 8 PM in the region chat room. Will I see you there? http://chatnano.net/engine/IrcUsers/login/
almost 4 years agoIt's NaNoWriMo Staff Appreciation Day! Hope on over and let them know you care! http://nanowrimo.org/forums/all-ages-coffee-house/threads/204876
almost 4 years agoDon't forget to post your word count from yesterday in this thread by the end of the day for a prize! http://nanowrimo.org/forums/usa-new-jersey-northeast/threads/196888
almost 4 years agoDon't forget, we have our online Word War vs South Jersey tonight at 8 PM. We lost to Philly on Monday (by two stinkin' words!) so we could use your fingers tonight to make sure we don't lose again. http://chatnano.net/engine/IrcUsers/login/
almost 4 years agoA bunch of our fellow NENJa's from Clifton are featured in this article about NaNoWriMo! http://www.northjersey.com/arts-and-entertainment/books/writers-gear-up-to-meet-november-goals-1.1133302?page=all
almost 4 years agoToday's 24 hour word war is sponsored by Edeolg. Don;t forget to post how many words you wrote today in this thread by tomorrow at noon. http://nanowrimo.org/forums/usa-new-jersey-northeast/threads/197341
almost 4 years agoWe're having a 24 hour word war today sponsored by enervator. He's written a great pep talk for it here: http://nanowrimo.org/forums/usa-new-jersey-northeast/threads/196885
almost 4 years agoWe're having a 24 hour word war today! Check out the pep talk here http://nanowrimo.org/forums/usa-new-jersey-northeast/threads/198107
Then write as much as you can and post your word count in that thread by noon tomorrow to win!
almost 4 years agoWe're having a 24 hour word war today! Details here: http://nanowrimo.org/forums/usa-new-jersey-northeast/threads/196882
almost 4 years agoIt's Double Up Donation day! Double your word count! Double your donations! Chew Double Mint gum while writing, I don't know! https://store.nanowrimo.org/donations
almost 4 years agoWe've got a 24 hours word war going on with a halo for the winner. Details here: http://nanowrimo.org/forums/usa-new-jersey-northeast/threads/195779
almost 4 years agoNaNoWriMo starts midnight tonight! Join us in the chat room at 11 PM for a little socializing and our first word wars!
almost 4 years ago10 Days until November! Are you ready?
about 4 years agoAnd we're live for 2014! Woooo! Email coming soon!
about 4 years agoRumor has it that the site will relaunch at the start of next week. Stay tuned! I'll email the area once it's officially live!
about 4 years agoPS: If you were wondering, the new threads I started today are safe to comment in. I have worked my special ML mojo on them so that they will not disappear with the others in the great purge.
about 4 years agoThe site will be relaunching for 2014 any day now and this forum will be wiped and all existing threads will be gone. If there are any threads you wanted to keep for any reason, do it now before they are gone completely.
almost 5 years agoToday is the final day of NaNoWriMo! Whether you've already passed 50,000 or have many words yet to go, you owe it to yourself to keep writing until midnight tonight!
almost 5 years agoHave a wonderful holiday everyone who celebrates!
almost 5 years agoThere's exactly one week left until NaNoWriMo is over. No matter what your word count is, write, write, write!
almost 5 years agoJoin us at 8 PM for our last Region vs Region Word War of the year. We've invited the Northwest, South and Elsewhere NJ regions for one more Jersey on Jersey word smack down. See you there! http://chatnano.net/engine/IrcUsers/login/
almost 5 years agoWe're past the halfway point now! Even if you're fallen behind, don't give up, you can still win this!
almost 5 years agoYou can view the area leaderboard here: http://faces.naperwrimo.org/2013/hillarydepiano.shtml
If you aren't on the list, just add a post to this thread and you'll appear with the next update: http://nanowrimo.org/forums/usa-new-jersey-northeast/threads/119989
almost 5 years agoToday is the 2013 NaNoWriMo Writing Marathon and Donation Derby! Celebrate by writing as much as you can and making a donation to support this great non-profit event! http://nanowrimo.org/writing-marathon
almost 5 years agoOur schedule is JAM packed this year with write-ins every day (except Thanksgiving) and many days with three or more events! See our full calendar here: http://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=8g1d791mbcftq123chdc3dkp7s%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/New_York
almost 5 years agoIt's officially NaNoWriMo 2013, everyone! Welcome to the madness!
almost 5 years agoIf you'll be staying up until midnight to write in those first moments of November, don't forget to login into our chat room to word sprint/socialize with the group. Login details are here: http://nanowrimo.org/forums/usa-new-jersey-northeast/threads/116941
almost 5 years agoTwo great events tonight: The Jersey City Mixer and the RWA panel in Montclair. Will I see you there?
almost 5 years agoThere's less than a week left before NaNoWriMo starts. Are you panicking yet?
about 5 years agoThe site has officially been relaunched! Welcome to NaNoWriMo 2013, everyone!
about 5 years agoThe website will be rebooted for the 2013 NaNoWriMo soon and all the threads below will be archived. You're welcome to add new posts if you wish, just understand that they won't be around long.
almost 6 years agoNaNoWriMo 2012 is officially over! 30% of you finished winners but no matter what your word count, I'm so happy and proud of all of you for what you accomplished these last 30 days! See you this Sunday at the TGIO!
almost 6 years agoNaNoWriMo Winner Verification starts today! Have you gone purple yet?
almost 6 years agoI hope you and yours have a lovely holiday weekend! Happy writing!
almost 6 years agoOur big Write-in at the MCL is tomorrow (11/17) If you can RSVP here to give me a rough headcount, it would be appreciated it http://nanowrimo.org/en/forums/usa-new-jersey-northeast/threads/96123
almost 6 years agoYou should have at least 18,333 words by the end of the weekend. Why not push and do 20,000 to give yourself a little cushion!
almost 6 years agoI just got power and internet back last night. An email to the area will be coming in a few hours.
almost 6 years agoNo matter how bad this storm ends up being (or not) everyone be safe!
almost 6 years agoThank you to everyone who attended out Kick-Off Party. If you missed it (or just want to party with us again), we'll be having an online Kick-Off Party on the 31st. Details here: http://www.nanowrimo.org/en/forums/usa-new-jersey-northeast/threads/73167
almost 6 years agoOur Kick-Off Party is this Tuesday, October 23! Details below...
about 6 years agoThe site has officially relaunched!
Welcome to NaNoWriMo 2012!
almost 7 years agoNot sure how to verify as a winner? Help is here: http://www.hillarydepiano.com/2011/11/29/how-to-verify-your-word-count-validate-as-a-nanowrimo-winner-step-by-step-with-visuals/
almost 7 years agoOnly three full days left! Keeping my fingers crossed for everyone!
almost 7 years agoI hope everyone has a wonderful (and productive!) holiday weekend! :-)
almost 7 years agoIt's the exact midway point of National Novel Writing Month today!
almost 7 years agoWe're trying something new for the online write-in tonight. Visit http://bit.ly/ak8Bkc for info on how to get set up.
almost 7 years agoHuge thank you to everyone who stopped by the kick-off! What a great turn out! You guys rock! :-)
almost 7 years agoI have power back finally, mwhahaha! Hope everyone is writing up a storm and that I'll see you on the kick-off on Sunday!
almost 7 years agoHope everyone is having a good first week of writing! Please stop by our kick off party this Sunday and our online write-in on Wednesday so we can meet you and hear all about your wonderful novel!
almost 7 years agoGuys, I have no electricity at my house (it's been out since 4 PM on Saturday) so I'm sorry in advance if I'm slow to reply. Luckily, my parents have power so I'm popping over to their house from time to time to try to check emails, etc. Hope everyone else survived the storm in tact!
almost 7 years agoThey say MLs will get email back "soon" but, in the meantime, check out the thread on the Kick-Off party below!
almost 7 years agoIf you originally found my note to the region hard to read, go and look at it again! They gave us the ability to use HTML so I made it a bit more readable. :-)
almost 7 years agoI can't email the region but, lo!, I can now at least send you NaNo mail! ;-) Check your messages.
almost 7 years agoI still can't email the region. But welcome! I still love you!
about 7 years agoNaNo HQ says that ML email privileges won't be fixed for a long while (eep!) Please follow our Twitter and Facebook accounts so I can get info out to everyone in the meantime!
about 7 years agoThe site is newly relaunched... Yay! But it's also probably buggy. Report any bug issues you find to HQ so they can fix them!
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