- to establish a core membership base (cf. How to join the ENN);
- to hold a sequence of founding workshops aimed at deliberating and defining the ENN's structure and mission in more detail;
- to give members access to four key digital resources:
- the ENN web portal (i.e. this website);
- NarrBib, a fully searchable on-line narratological bibliography;
- NarrDiBi, a digital narratological ressource comprising some 1000 full text articles to date;
- NarrList, a narratological eMail discussion list.