Help us spread the word about the National Day on Writing! Use the images and language below as a jumping off point to engage your social networks in conversations about writing throughout the month of October.

Follow along and get involved in the conversation all month long on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn using #WhyIWrite. Be sure to donate a tweet or Facebook message about the National Day on Writing on October 20 via our Thunderclap.


Sample Twitter messages

#WhyIWrite [insert reason here]. Why do you write? @ncte 

The @ncte National Day on Writing is October 20! I’m celebrating by [insert action] and you should join me! #WhyIWrite



Images make telling a story so much easier. Help us spread the word about the National Day on Writing using any of the images below, or share your own images of writing using #WhyIWrite and #NCTEvillage. To download, right click and press “Save as.”


Spread the word about the National Day on Writing at your school, library, or community using the flyers below. To download, click the image below, right-click on the PDF, and press “Save as.” 


Have you noticed the limited-edition t-shirts? Get yours today! 



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