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From a Recent Issue:

93,956 Reasons #WhyIWrite

By every measure, this year’s National Day on Writing ® was a smashing success. Our members made it so. Teachers came out in force with the most wonderful celebrations in classrooms and campuses across the country. And writers of every ilk took to social media to share their responses to #WhyIWrite. Read a recap from October 20 or check out our tagboard to get a feel for the day.

By the numbers:

  • On October 20, the #WhyIWrite hashtag was used 93,956 times on Twitter:
  • 38,928 original tweets
  • 53,655 retweets of those tweets
  • This led to an estimated reach of 191 million people.


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