Every October 20, the National Council for Teachers of English celebrates the importance, joy, and evolution of writing on the National Day on Writing. To help celebrate this event, we invite you to take part in writing the longest story ever. Happy writing!
The Longest Short Story Ever
Add one or more sentence to ONE of the the short story first lines started by author, Scott Reintgen.
There was nothing magical about Lunar Jones.
Our town had never had a ‘chosen one’ before. Which made things all the stranger when we suddenly had two.
You can write a contribution in the following ways: 1. On October 20, you can visit the following community spaces to write one or more sentence to the short story. The following week, we will publish the stories on our website.
The Green Bean
The Children's Museum
UNCG School of Education Maker Space
UNCG School of Education Elliot University Center
The Science Center
The Kathleen Clay Edwards Library
2. On Friday, October 19 students and teachers in classrooms can get a head start by creating their own class or school story. You can do it on a hardcopy or click on one of the pictures below to contribute to an online version. If it's a hardcopy, take a picture/scan it/type it up and email it to: firstname.lastname@example.org.. We will publish your stories on our website.
3. Click on one of the pictures to contribute to the story.
4. Share this flyer with people who might be interested.