Daily Archives: October 20, 2020

9 Reasons Why I Write

Today is the “National Day on Writing,” according to the calendar of unusual and little known national holidays.

Their web site says, “This day is actually an initiative of the National Council of Teachers of English — built on the premise that writing is critical to literacy but needs greater attention and celebration.”

Writers are encouraged today to share their reasons for writing around the theme of #WhyIWrite. Apparently, this title is taken from George Orwell’s 1946 essay, “Why I Write.” Continue reading


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