My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for The Office of Letters and Light, Berkeley, CA, USA
I had heard of NaNoWriMo before, but never though I would be crazy enough to participate in it myself. I'm now glad that I did for the first time last year. Without NaNoWriMo who knows when I might have eventually got around to doing what I had often thought I would like to do "one day".
Reading about the history of NaNoWriMo and the other projects offered by the Office of Letters and Light shows just how far what once started out as a spontaneous, crazy idea has developed. The support they offer, especially for younger writers, is invaluable.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Change the title of NaNoWriMo into that which it has become InternaNoWriMo, an truly international event. I would have willingly given some of my second hand books to OLL, but since I live in Germany it didn't seem to be a practical option. I don't know if it would make financial sense for books to be collected abroad, and for collection stations to be arranged?