National Novel Writing Month

National Novel Writing Month is an annual Internet-based creative writing project that takes place during the month of November. Participants attempt to write a 50,000-word manuscript between November 1 and November 30. Well-known authors write "pep-talks" to keep them motivated throughout the process. Sassafrass, Cypress & Indigo is Your Favorite Librarian's favorite novel--- this 1982 novel was written by Ntozake Shange. It's important to nourish the love for reading; however, it is also essential to utilize the skills you refine via your leisure reading. In order to be the best writer, you simply must be a great reader. Throughout the month of November, utilize novels written by Black or African authors. Check out the below list of suggested novels but brilliant Black or African writers.

Top Ten Novels for November Invisible Man by Ralph Waldo Ellison The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Dare Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson Lot by Bryan Washington Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue What We Lose by Zinzi Clemmons Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Beloved by Toni Morrison Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston Coffee Will Make You Black by April Sinclair