Come discuss your writing with other local authors and poets. New members are always welcome. No registration required.
First & Third Wednesdays
Inkie.org is a suite of resources—available to everyone in Illinois at no charge—that supports local authors with online creation and publishing tools and allow readers to access locally-produced content.
- Read: Read works by Illinois writers through BiblioBoard’s Indie Illinois and Indie Author Project Select collections
- Create: Create your own eBook
- Share: Share your work through libraries
- Enter: Enter your work in Illinois’ Soon to Be Famous Author Contest
NaNoWriMo began as National Novel Writing Month in November, and grew to become an international support system for writers around the world. Each year on November 1, hundreds of thousands of people begin to write, determined to end the month with 50,000 words of a brand new novel.
- Check out NaperWriMo, our closest and most active NaNoWriMo group based in Naperville and surrounding areas
- Sign up on NaNoWriMo.org to stay connected
- Prepare yourself for November with the NaNo Prep Plan
- Read Pep Talks from other authors
- Join the Young Writers’ Program for youth under 18 and K–12 educators