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celebrations from around the country!


The New York Times: The Learning Network blog post "Encourage Authentic Writing with #WhatIWrite and #NaNoWriMo" (October 4, 2012) introduces the October 19-20 Tweet-out #WhatIWrite and encourages participation in this year's National Day on Writing.

National Writing Project "Why I Write": The NWP has joined NCTE, The New York Times Learning Network, and others to collect the thoughts of people from all walks of life—scientists, reporters, poets, teachers, and students—to discover what they write.

School Library Journal:  Tweet What You Write!


2012 Celebrations Planned at Colleges & Universities across the US:

Redwood Writing Project (at Humboldt Public Library) 

Fort Lewis College, Durango  
Front Range Community College, Boulder County 

National Louis University, Chicago    

Montgomery College, Montgomery County

New York
The New Community College at The City University of New York 
The College of Saint Rose, Albany 

North Carolina
East Carolina University, Greenville   

North Dakota
North Dakota State University, Fargo 

Indiana University of PA
Lafayette College, Easton 
Cairn University, Langhorne 

Texas Lutheran University, Seguin & TLU YouTube video 

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire 


Additional Events: 

Scholastic, Inc., Facebook Chat with Ruth Culham, Oct. 17
Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting 
Kids Invited to Write about Environment for Contest:  Hyde Park, NY, October 6, 2012 



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