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Testimonials from Writers

NEW: Writer’s Story Campaign
We’ve asked writers to submit videos about why they write, and we want to hear from you!

100 Reasons Why I Write
A post for the National Writing Project from Grant Faulkner, executive director of National Novel Writing Month and the co-founder of 100 Word Story.

Why We Write
Member Katherine Sokolowski’s 7th grade students share why they write.

Write, Teach, Lead
Teacher, author, and NCTE affiliate leader Jennie Brown shares why writing, teaching, and leading are important to her.

Peck, Peck, Peck
Author Pat Mora reflects on how her writing has evolved over the years, beginning with a typewriter she received in 8th grade.

Why I Write: 3 Bloggers Reflect
Katherine Sokolowski, Jen Schwanke, and Sarah Jerasa share why they write.

6 Authors Talking about Writing
Snippets and stories from six different authors about writing.

Author Testimonials
Celebrity authors speak to the importance of writing and the National Day on Writing.

Find more writing-related blog posts on Literacy & NCTE