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Write, Teach, Lead

October 30, 2016

Thanks to teacher, author, and NCTE affiliate leader Jennie Brown for writing this blog. The reason why I write, teach,…

Are You Ready for NaNoWriMo?

October 28, 2016

Just as we transition from the National Day on Writing into the rest of the year, we might be thinking…

Why We Write

October 20, 2016

Thanks to Katherine Sokolowski and her 7th graders for contributing this blog. Last year when NCTE celebrated the National Day…

A Message from Our Executive Director: Why I Write Podcast

Emily Kirkpatrick
October 20, 2016

My guiding principal in every decision I make is to help you, our valuable members, inspire and guide the future…

Peck, Peck, Peck

Millie Davis
October 19, 2016

Thanks to author Pat Mora for writing this blog.   I look back at my few pieces of writing, in…

Why I Write: 3 Bloggers Reflect

Jenna Fournel
October 17, 2016

Words matter, and our ability to use them to express ourselves is a unique quality of being human. This website…

Weekly Tip for Writers: #1 Determining What to Write About

October 17, 2016

“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” ― Ernest Hemingway Many people…

6 Authors Talk About Writing

Millie Davis
October 17, 2016

In the past on the National Day on Writing, we asked many authors to tell us about why they write….

5 Ways to Get Involved in the National Day on Writing

Jenna Fournel
October 17, 2016

Across the country pens and pencils, keyboards and tablets will be cranking out writing in all sorts of forms on…

A Sampling of 2016 Celebrations

Millie Davis
October 17, 2016

Across the country celebrations of writing in all its forms are planned for October 20. Here are just a few…