• #MuncieNaNo: Writing Together

    NaNoWriMo 2017 Results This year the English department hosted National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) events and encouraged writers in the Ball State and Muncie communities to write a rough draft of their novels. We called this the #MuncieNaNo Project. Sixty-five writers participated, which is an 200+% increase in participants from previous years! Ten participants “won,” […]

  • This year you’re gonna do it!

    50,000 words. One month. NaNoWriMo. Have you ever wanted to write a novel but weren’t sure how to get started? Have you ever been so overwhelmed by the thought of writing a novel that you don’t start? Do you have ideas floating around in your head, but you’re not sure how to piece them together? […]

  • Two champions are crowned! NaNoWriMo 2014

    In November, Ball State English kicked off its first ever National Novel Writing Month competition amongst its faculty, students, friends, and alumni. Our writers warred against each other at weekly Monday Write-Ins, pushing their word counts higher than ever before. Weekly word champions were announced via Twitter. Cumulatively, our 20 participants wrote a combined total […]