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National Day On Writing is October 20

Why do you write? The National Writing Project, National Council of Teachers of English, The New York Times Learning Network, and the Teaching Channel invite people to celebrate writing in all its forms: through photos, film, and graphics; pens, pencils, and computers; in graphs, etchings, and murals; on sidewalks, screens, and paper. This year people are being asked to share their writing life. Post your writing during the National Day on Writing Tweet-Up on October 20 with the hashtag #whyiwrite.


NWP Radio will host #WhyIWrite (with special guests) on Thursday, October 20, 5:00 p.m. MDT/. NCTE offers suggestions on how to celebrate the importance, joy, and evolution of writing: http://www.ncte.org/dayonwriting. This set of suggestions is joined by a list of what college and university campuses are doing around the country, compiled by Douglas Hesse, President of NCTE. Utah State and Logan are included: http://douglashesse.com/national-day-on-writing-campus-sampler/.