Wis. high-schoolers take on national novel-writing challenge

11/4/2012 | WiscNews.com

A group of students from Reedsburg Area High School in Reedsburg, Wis., are gathering for 90 minutes after each school day and on Sundays to work on novels for the National Novel Writing Month's challenge that started Thursday. English teacher, Tracy Chambas, an aspiring novelist working alongside the students, vows to continue beyond November if she and her students don't reach the event's 50,000-word goal by then. "It's a pretty courageous undertaking for these kids to write outside of school like this," Chambas said.

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