Join us on Saturday, January 23rd, when people around the world will post handwritten messages on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook as part of Handwriting Day, an annual celebration of the power and magic of the written word launched by Moleskine in 2013.
Since the launch of Handwriting Day, the power of the written word has been celebrated by handwriting fans everywhere; including Airbnb co-founder Joe Gebbia and US television journalist Katie Couric. Fans joining us this year include:
Bruce Willis, Actor (Die Hard, The Sixth Sense)
Debra Messing, Actor (Will & Grace, Mysteries of Laura)
Alison Bechdel, Best-selling author (Fun Home)
Connie Schultz, Pulitzer prize-winning columnist and author
Gabrielle Hamilton, Restaurant owner, author, and television show host
Liza Donnelly, Cartoonist (New Yorker)
Adam Liebson, COO of Giphy.com
David Carey, Executive Vice President of TMobile
Matt Freedman, Author, Relatively Indolent But Relentless
Justin Peters, Author and Columnist, The Idealist
Mauro Toselli, CTO of Sketchnote Army
Mike Rohde, Illustrator and Author of The Sketchnote Handbook
Emma Heming Willis - Parenting blogger
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To join us, free yourself from your QWERTY keyboard and write out a social media post by hand. Then post a picture of it to Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram using the hashtags #HandwritingDay and #Moleskine.
Remember, your message can say whatever you'd like. It can be as simple as "Happy Handwriting Day," or you can share a favorite or inspiring quote written in your own hand. Or you can send the world a special message that reflects your own love for the handwritten word.
Other ways to participate in National Handwriting Day include:
Handwrite a message and post it onto your social media at any Moleskine stores in New York City, Boston, San Francisco and Washington DC and receive a FREE XS Volant notebook. Check your local store for other special promotions.
Enter this week's Creativity Challenge by uploading your handwritten post to myMoleskine, earning a chance to win a cornucopia of Moleskine treats delivered to your door wherever you are.
Get creative. Put your pen to paper. And let your brain do the auto-correcting for you!