Saturday, October 20, 2012

National Day on Writing

October 20 is the National Day on Writing.

"Says who?" you ask? Says the National Council of Teachers of English and the United States Senate (S. Res. 565), that's who.

Law students don't see themselves as preparing for careers as professional writers — but they are. Lawyers in practice areas that are heavily paper-based are writing (or signing off on) more pages in a day than a novelist hones in a week.
Cheryl Stephens, Lawyers Are Professional Writers: Get Used to It

The law library offers lots of resources to help you with your writing. See:
Do you feel too busy to read a bunch of books about writing? Consider picking up some tips in bite-size pieces via email:
If you like to play online games and learn at the same time, I recommend the Challenge at

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