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National Day On Writing
The Morehead Writing Project will partner with Morehead State University campus partners: the Camden-Carroll Library, College of Education, Department of Communication, Media, and Leadership Studies, Department of English and Epsilon Mu, and the Tutoring and Learning Center as well as community partners: CoffeeTree Books and Gateway Center for the Arts for Celebrating Writing Eastern Kentucky in conjunction with the sixth annual National Day On Writing (Monday, Oct. 20) sponsored by NCTE and NWP.
Our goals for Celebrating Writing Eastern Kentucky will be to spotlight the writers of Eastern Kentucky and to celebrate writing throughout Eastern Kentucky. Our celebration of writers and writing in Eastern Kentucky will include conversations about writing; creating poetry, fiction, and narratives; and having fun with writing.
The celebration will include three rounds of activities and each round will include three prompts: creative writing, word fun, and writing conversation. Check out our Celebrating Writing Eastern Kentucky Calendar for a visual explanation and click on the hyperlinks below for more information about each writing activity.
Our Writing Activities
In the beginning (Oct. 16-Oct. 23):
- Creative Writing Prompt: #Micropoetry
- Word Fun Prompt: #6Words
- Writing Conversation Prompt: #WriteMyCommunity
And then (Oct. 24-Oct. 31):
- Creative Writing Prompt: Flash Fiction
- Word Fun Prompt: Memes
- Writing Conversation Prompt: #WhyIWrite | #WhatIWrite
In conclusion (Nov. 1-Nov. 8):
- Creative Writing Prompt: Digital Stories
- Word Fun Prompt: How To
- Writing Conversation Prompt: #Write2Connect
Learn more about how you can participate in Celebrating Writing Eastern Kentucky as a writer, teacher, and/or community partner and please let us know if your class or group is participating so we can check your contributions for our Spotlight!