The student news site of Liberty High School in Frisco, Texas

WINGSPAN

Filed under A&E, Showcase

One month, one novel

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






November was National Novel Writing Month and was composed of student writers and the Writers Guild.

“The writers guild is pairing with the library during november for National Novel Writing Month which is an initiative by NANOWRIMO to get people to tell their story so for November their goal is to write 50,000 words,” school librarian Jeana Chetty said. “Now we all don’t have that same goal. A couple people in the club it’s their first time. It’s their first time ever doing NANOWRIMO. Some people have done this every year since their first year.”

It gave the students a chance to be creative and learn how to put a plotline and characters together to create a story.

“When we first met on November 1st some kids have no plot ideas, no idea of what their characters were going to do or anything like that,” Chetty said. “Some students have a whole arc of the novel and said, “ What do yall think?” so we’re all coming from different points, but the point is that we are all writing together.”

Senior Ayala Ben-david has been participating in the NANOWRIMO challenge since her freshman year and has learned a lot.

“I’ve learned a lot about the value of having other people read your writing,” Ben-david said. “It’s kind of the part i look forward to the least. Sometimes when people criticize it work it almost feels personal and you have to remember it’s not and this is something that needs improvement like any other thing you do. So I would say that even though it’s one of the things I like least it’s also one of the most beneficial parts of being in a writing club with other people to tell you from an outsider perspective what you should consider changing.”

Everybody will now part ways and continue their story on their own for their own personal achievement. I’m Justice Starks reporting for WTV.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Leave a Comment

Wingspan intends for this area to be used to foster healthy, thought-provoking discussion. Comments are expected to adhere to our standards and to be respectful and constructive. As such, we do not permit the use of profanity, foul language, personal attacks, or the use of language that might be interpreted as libelous. Comments are reviewed and must be approved by a moderator to ensure that they meet these standards. Wingspan does not allow anonymous comments and requires the person's first and last name along with a valid email address. The email address will not be displayed but will be used to confirm your comments. To see our full Comment Policy, visit libertywingspan.com/about/

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • One month, one novel

    A&E

    Dancing for a cause

  • One month, one novel

    A&E

    5 qualify for All-Region jazz ensembles

  • One month, one novel

    A&E

    Artistic Expressions: volume 3

  • One month, one novel

    A&E

    Show choir audition results

  • One month, one novel

    A&E

    Dancing with Red Rhythm

  • One month, one novel

    A&E

    Marching band sets sights on state

  • One month, one novel

    A&E

    Passion for percussion

  • One month, one novel

    A&E

    New director takes over color guard

  • One month, one novel

    A&E

    Bach and ready for a new orchestra season

  • One month, one novel

    A&E

    Show choir auditions begin Wednesday

The student news site of Liberty High School in Frisco, Texas
One month, one novel