Every October 20, NCTE celebrates the importance, joy, and evolution of writing through a tweetup, using the hashtag #WhyIWrite and events hosted by thousands of educators across the country.
Last year there were more than 60,000+ tweets with a reach of millions of people.
Writing, besides being useful for communication, also can be an act of creativity, or can function as a form of therapy for those who may be having problems. There is so much good that can come of writing. The more you do it, the easier it becomes. So why wait until tomorrow. Start today with one of these:
Coman, Carolyn. Writing Stories: Ideas, Exercises, and Encouragement for Teachers and Writers of All Ages. [808 COM]
Women on Writing: From Inspiration to Publication. [808 WOM]
Writing: How to Express Yourself with Passion and Practice. [J 808 WRI]
Here's a site that can help almost any writer improve his/her work: Hemingway Editor. It "makes your writing bold and clear."