November 15, 2013 will mark the 11th anniversary of I Love To Write Day, a grassroots effort to have people of all ages practice their writing skills.

Created by Delaware author John Riddle, I Love To Write Day is an opportunity for people of all ages to write something: a poem, an essay, a letter to the editor, a short story, start a novel, finish a novel the possibilities are endless! On the first I Love To Write Day, 11,328 schools all across the country held special writing events and activities. Last year, we signed up over 20,000 schools. This year our goal is to have an I Love To Write Day program in over 25,000 schools.

Please help us spread the word: tell schools, libraries and bookstores in your community about I Love To Write Day. You can read more about I Love To Write Day and learn how to register (it’s free!) by reading the Press Release.

Meet the Founder of I Love To Write Day
John Riddle, a Delaware author of 34 books, is the Founder of I Love To Write Day. Read his bio by clicking here.

Read the article: “I Love To Write Day: How it All Began” by John Riddle
In the spring of 2002 I was driving from my home in Delaware to the Blue Ridge Mountain Christian Writer’s conference in Asheville, North Carolina, where I was scheduled to speakMy oldest daughter, Bonnie, was in the car with me; she was a college student at the time and interested in attending some of the workshops. Even though she was already a published writer, she knew the value of learning more about the craft of writing.

As I was passing through the Richmond, Virginia, area, I was thinking about a magazine interview I had to do the following week. Normally I am the one interviewing someone and then writing an article, but this time I was going to be the subject of the article.Writer’s Digest magazine wanted to do a profile of me, highlighting my success in writing for so many Websites over the past few months. “READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE BY CLICKING HERE.”