Calgary NaNo 2015 Events

Have a question? Email us at wrimotaursATgmailDOTcom. All RSVPs should be done on the relevant event post on our regional forum. Don’t forget the RSVP Guidelines!

 

 

Weekday (Monday/Tuesday) Night Write-Ins – Monday November 2, 23, 30/Tuesday November 10, 17 from 5:00 to 9:00, Denny’s McKnight – 5015 – 4 St NE

Come on out for some yummy food and some conversation and some friendly writing competition that’s certain to increase your word count!

 

Weekend Write-Ins

Much like the weekday write-in, but on a weekend and during the day! The times/locations change and are as follows:

  • Saturday November 7 – 4:00 to 7:00  – Shawnessey IHOP – 70 Shawville Blvd
  • Saturday November 21 – Time and Location to be confirmed
  • Saturday November 28 – 1:00 to 4:30  – Fish Creek Library – 11161 Bonaventure Dr SE

 

Library Presentations – Saturday November 7 – Central Library – 616 Macleod Trail SE

  • Wonderful Worlds – 12:00 to 1:00
  • Electric Edits – 2:00 to 3:00
  • NaNoWriMo QandA – 3:00 to 3:30

~~NOTE: These events require a valid (also now free!) adult library card and you MUST register for the event with the CPL. If you do not register, you may show up and hope for a no-show, but we cannot guarantee this.~~

 

Chats – Tuesdays and Fridays – 7:00 to 9:00 – http://members.shaw.ca/squiddy/chat/

An online version of the write-ins. All the fun with no travel! No need to RSVP, just show up!

 

Marathon Write-In – Saturday November 14 from 8:00 to 4:00, Odyssey Coffeehouse – V211 Campus Centre Building, SAIT

A crazy long chunk of noveling insanity! You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll make lots of new friends, and you’re guaranteed to add to your word count (many people average 10,000 words on this day).

 

Midway Social Party/Write-In – Sunday November 15 from 7:00 to 9:00, Denny’s McKnight – 5015 – 4 St NE

Mostly-social party, partly-write in. Bring your stories and writerly commiserations and also your writing gear.

 

Library Write-Ins – Sunday November 29 – Central Library – 616 Macleod Trail SE

  • 12:15 to 2:00
  • 2:00 to 4:45

The write-ins will have the usual word wars, box of awesome, and buckets of doom, but we will focus less on the social aspect and way more on the writing we should all be doing. ~~NOTE: These events require a valid (also now free!) adult library card and you MUST register for the event with the CPL. If you do not register, you may show up and hope for a no-show, but we cannot guarantee this.~~

 

 

TGIO (Thank Goodness It’s Over) – Saturday December 5 from 1:00 to 4:00, Odyssey Coffeehouse – V211 Campus Centre Building, SAIT

A (somewhat tired) send-off to the craziness of November and a serene welcome to the (relative) calm of December. There will be celebrations and commiserations, there will be celebratory food and drink and there will be prizes. Come out. You want to celebrate your achievement, don’t you?

 

PAST EVENTS:

 

Newcomers’ Night – Friday October 16 from 7:00 to 9:00, Denny’s McKnight – 5015 – 4 St NE

New to NaNo? NaNo expert but new to Calgary? Come out and see what the Wrimotaurs are all about. This event is for those new to NaNo/Calgary only. Those of you who have been around the block will be very very bored. Please save your excitement for Kickoff. Please do direct any newcomers to this event!

 

Kickoff – Friday October 23 from 7:00 to 10:00, Boston Pizza Southport – 10456 Southport Rd SW

An exciting, sugar-fueled kickoff to November. Come out to have fun, meet other Wrimos, and get excited!

 

Midnight Kickoff – Saturday October 31 – 10:00 to Sunday November 1 – 2:00, Husky House – 2525 32 Ave NE

An exciting, caffeine-fueled start to November. We eat sugar and load up on coffee and at midnight? WE WRITE!