To celebrate this year's National Day on Writing (Thursday, October 20), the New York Times National Learning Network, the National Writing Project and Figment is accepting student work on the question "Why Do You Write?"
They want to hear all the diverse answers in the form of a poem, a short story, a play, a personal essay. . they want it all.
Submissions are going on from September 28 through October 29.
Want other ways to get involved in the National Day on Writing?
Check out the NCTE site for more tips and ideas for you and for your students. The easiest thing to do is to write, but you can also involve your students, involve your staff, involve your families, involve your community. Invite an author. Tweet. Comment.
Write (not just on one day, but every day)