Teenquake Lit Olympics
October 6, 2012 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm| Free
(part of San Francisco Litquake)
Saturday, October 6, 2012
Z Space * 450 Florida St., San Francisco
An arena of highly trained YA authors competing for your entertainment…and ultimate bragging rights. Six “authletes.” Four lightning rounds. NaNoWriMo prompts. You decide who walks away with the gold. Get up close and personal with the authletes (Corrine Jackson, CJ Omololu, Tamara Ireland Stone, Malinda Lo, Ingrid Paulson, Daisy Whitney, Nancy Sanchez, Sophie Riggsby) after the awards ceremony. Twitter: #TQOlympics
Full listing w/ bios: http://litquake.org/
National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a challenge to complete a novel in 30 days in November. The Young Writers Program allows 17-and-under participants to set individual word-count goals. In 2011, 50,000 young writers participated.