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This group began as a resource for the Portland region of participants of:

National Novel Writing Month (nanowrimo.org)

National Novel Editing Month (nanoedmo.net)

ScriptFrenzy (scriptfrenzy.org)

WriYe (Formerly National Novel Writing Year) (www.wriye.co.nr)

November is National Novel Writing Month, when a bunch of crazy people attempt to write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days, but more about that at http://nanowrimo.org.*

We offer regularly scheduled write-ins around Portland and environs year-round. Money raised through Portland NaNo will support 1) hosting of Portland NaNo at meetup.com, and 2) event expenses for Portland region events surrounding and during NaNoWriMo. Dues are $5 annually, with a 90 day free trial.

The purpose of the site is to encourage people to write. Most of us need a little motivation to write. Saying you will be at a certain place at a certain time - it helps us show up and do the work.

Read through the posted meetups on our calendar and find one that fits what you want to do - then commit to going and working. If nothing on the calendar works for you, post your own meetup.

Get out there and WRITE!

*Please note: This is not an official NaNoWriMo site, and the content has not been reviewed by National Novel Writing Month. For more information on National Novel Writing Month, visit www.nanowrimo.org.

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Welcome NaNoers! (NaNoWriMo, NaNoEdMo, ScriptFrenzy, WriYe, etc.)

Recent Meetups

  • July 31 · 12:00 PM

    Monti's write-in

    3 Writers | 5.00

    Hour earlier today! Monti's is great - low key cafe as part of an antique shop. Oldies music. They close at 4PM on Sundays. I am usually there 1-4PM, trying to write... Learn more

  • July 3 · 1:00 PM

    Monti's write-in

    3 Writers | 5.00

    Monti's is great - low key cafe as part of an antique shop. Oldies music. They close at 4PM on Sundays. I am usually there 1-4PM, trying to write every Sunday to keep... Learn more

  • June 27 · 7:00 PM

    write-in at Barnes and Noble Lloyd

    2 Writers

    Hi folks. I've missed the last few sunday meetups, so if you can make this last minute addition, please come and write with me!

  • May 25 · 8:00 PM

    Write-In at B&N

    2 Writers

    Since I'm missing three Sundays in a row, posting this alternative date/time/place in case anyone wants to meet up to write. This will be a working session, so bring... Learn more

  • May 9 · 8:00 PM

    Write-In at Lloyd Center B&N

    2 Writers

    Since I'm missing three Sundays in a row, posting this alternative date/time/place in case anyone wants to meet up to write. This will be a working session, so bring... Learn more

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  • Max founded Portland NaNo

    on October 28

 

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