November Writing Events

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November seems to be filled with writing events. Many writers are taking part in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), in which writers commit to writing a 50,000 word book in thirty days. Of course, the first draft is only the beginning, and there is a lot more work to be done after typing “the end.” … Read more

I Love to Write Day and National Lifewriting Month

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Today is I Love to Write Day, an observance established in 2002 by Delaware writer John Riddle. It’s a day to celebrate and encourage writing. Schools, libraries, bookstores, and organizations have activities to nourish and grow the love of writing. If you love to write, I Love to Write Day is an excellent occasion for … Read more

I Love to Write Day 2012

Today is I Love to Write Day, and 2012 marks the 10th anniversary of the event. Author John Riddle started I Love to Write Day to encourage people to write and to nurture a love of writing in children. November is National Lifewriting Month. I encourage everyone to write their own life story or family … Read more