Celebrating writing

November is National Novel Writing Month, and local libraries are getting into the spirit by challenging locals to put pen to paper or fingers to keyboard to get their stories down.

Below are some events continuing this month:

NaNoWriMo Write-ins

From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays through the end of the month, Greenwood Public Library is challenging local writers to complete a 50,000-word novel in just 30 days. Through Nov. 26, writers can join in the write-ins that will be aided with prompts, plot-twists, challenges, badges and treats. No registration is required.For more information, call 317-881-1953 or greenwoodlibrary.us.

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Author visit

Author Adam Henze will be at the Trafalgar library at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 21 for a National Novel Writing Month presentation and reading.Henze is a published author and was the official poet for the 100th Indianapolis 500. He will share his work and talk about the creative process at the event.

For lean more or to register, contact the Trafalgar branch at 317-878-9560 or visit pageafterpage.org/programs.