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National Day on Writing

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CELEBRATE NCTE's Fourth Annual
National Day on Writing!

For this year’s theme--What I Write--NCTE joins the The New York Times Learning NetworkNational Writing ProjectMozilla Hive Learning Network NYC, EdutopiaNational Novel Writing MonthDigital Learning DayCommon Sense Media, The College of Saint Rose, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, Creative Commons, School Library Journal, and FridayReads to call for your compositions in all forms.  



TwitterOn October 19, tweet out your compositions of all sorts and post them to Twitter using the hashtag #WhatIWrite and, if space allows, #dayonwriting. Our goals are to share writings publicly while we get #WhatIWrite as a trending topic on Twitter this year just as #WhyIWrite was a trending topic last year.

US Senate Resolution 565 declares October 20, 2012, as the National Day on Writing but do Tweet #WhatIWrite on October 19 and then celebrate the Day when it's convenient for you. 

  Read about celebrations being planned for this year


About the National Day on WritingLearn how you can get involvedVisit the National Gallery of WritingTips for Writers
Celebrities speak about the importance of writingResources on writing from NCTE
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