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National Day on Writing 2014

What is the National Day on Writing?

Writing is a daily practice for millions of Americans, but few notice how integral writing has become to daily life in the 21st century. To draw attention to the remarkable variety of writing we engage in and help make writers from all walks of life aware of their craft, the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) established October 20, 2009 (and every year after) as the National Day on Writing.

Thursday, October 16

8-9pm Open Reading

The Cabin, Davies Center

In collaboration with NOTA, the CWE will host a drawing during the Open Reading. Come share your favorite short piece of writing, listen to some music, and enter a drawing for a chance to win some prizes courtesy of the Bookstore.

Monday, October 20

11-2pm Haiku for Cookies
Davies Center

  • Look for us in the Davies lobby– the Center for Writing Excellence is hosting a bake sale. All baked goods will be sold at the low price of one haiku!
11-2pm Two-sentence Horror Stories
1st floor, McIntyre Library

  • On the first floor of McIntyre, give us your best scare in two sentences in exchange for some candy.
11-5pm Collaborative Story-Writing
Center for Writing Excellence, 2nd floor, McIntyre Library

  • Help write a story on the walls of the Center for Writing Excellence, one sentence at a time.
We are slowly adding some of the great student writing we gathered from the National Day on Writing. Click on the link to read some of this terrific work!

Pictures from past National Day on Writing Events at UWEC

 cookies for haiku  cookies for haiku Haiku Reading
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