I Love to Write Day

Happy I Love to Write Day!

This day was founded in 2002 by author John Riddle, a non-fiction and self-help writer, to encourage children writing in schools and even encourage adults to pick up a pen.

To celebrate today, you can write a loved one a letter, create a poem, write a short story, start a novel, finish a novel, or write anything. It doesn’t have to be long. Jot down a few words.

Happy I Love to Write Day!

National Columnists Day

April 18th celebrates National Columnists Day today honoring the newspaper columnists and their contributions.

The National Society of Newspaper Columnists created this holiday on the death anniversary of Ernie Pyle. Pyle was a Pulitzer Prize winner who reported from both the European and Pacific theaters during the Second World War. He died while reporting in Okinawa.

A columnist is a writer or editor of a newspaper column. They can write about current events or other topics like love and advice.

Celebrate this day by picking up a newspaper and reading a column.ย  If youโ€™re already a fan of a columnist, send them a thank you note for all they do!

Thanks to all those hard-working journalists out there sharing their voices with us regularly!