Writing Life Stories in November

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November is Family Stories Month and National Life Writing Month.  I remember as a young child my grandfather telling stories about his days as a cowboy. On holidays when the big extended family gathered to celebrate, he regaled us with his exploits. No one ever bothered to write the stories down. Grandpa was always telling his stories. … 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