Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Honorary Days, Weeks, Months In 2018 For Authors & Books

Honorary Days 2018

January 2nd    
National Science Fiction Day

January 5th      
National Screenwriters Day

January 7th      
National Trivia Day

January 18th    
National Winnie the Pooh Day

January 23rd    
National Handwriting Day

January 24th    
National Puzzle Day

March 8th        
National Proofreading Day

March 14th      
National Write Your Story Day

March 16th      
National Freedom of Information Day

March 30th      
National Pencil Day

March 31st      
National Crayon Day

April 4th          
National School Librarian Day

April 10th        
National Library Workers Day – Tuesday of National Library Week

April 11th        
National Bookmobile Day – Wednesday of National Library Week

April 17th        
National Poem in Your Pocket Day – Changes Annually

April 18th        
National Columnists’ Day

April 23rd        
National Talk Like Shakespeare Day

April 27th        
National Tell a Story Day

April 29th        
National Great Poetry Reading Day

May 5th                       
National Scrapbook Day – First Saturday in May

May 5th                       
Free Comic Book Day – First Saturday in May

May 16th         
National Biographer’s Day

June 29th         
National Parchment Day

June 30th         
Social Media Day

August 9th       
National Book Lovers Day

August 20th     
National Radio Day

September 6th  
National Read a Book Day

September 25th
National Comic Book Day

October 16th    
National Dictionary Day

October 17th    
Black Poetry Day

November 1st  
National Authors’ Day

December 21st
Crossword Puzzle Day

Honorary Weeks 2018

January 8-14                Universal Letter Writing Week
January (third week)    International Printing Week
January 22-28              National Handwriting Analysis Week (Week of John Hancock’s birthday on Jan. 23)
February 5-11              Freelance Writers Appreciation Week
February 5-11              International Networking Week
February 5-11              Freelance Writers Appreciation Week (Second Week of February)
February 5-11              International Networking Week
February 12-18            Freelance Writers Appreciation Week (Second Full Week)
February 26- Mar. 5     Jewish Book Week
March 5-11                  National Words Matter Week
March 5-11                  Read an E-Book Week
March 19-26                Shakespeare Week
April 9-16                    National Library Week (Second Full Week)
Third week of April     Canada Book Week
July 30-August 6?        National Scrabble Week
Second Week of Oct.   National Newspaper Week
October 15-21             Teen Read Week
October 15-21             Freedom of Speech Week
Nov. 12-18                  National Book Award Week
Week of Thanksgiving National Bible Week
Thanksgiving Week     National Game & Puzzle Week

Honorary Months 2018

January            National Braille Literacy Month
February          National Library Lover’s Month
April                National Poetry Month
May                 National Photograph Month
October           National Book Month
October           National Cookbook Month
October           National Reading Group Month
October           Self Promotion Month
November       National Family Literacy Month
November       National Novel Writing Month

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Brian Feinblum’s insightful views, provocative opinions, and interesting ideas expressed in this terrific blog are his alone and not that of his employer or anyone else. You can – and should -- follow him on Twitter @theprexpert and email him at He feels much more important when discussed in the third-person. This is copyrighted by BookMarketingBuzzBlog © 2018. Born and raised in Brooklyn, he now resides in Westchester. His writings are often featured in The Writer and IBPA’s Independent.  This was named one of the best book marketing blogs by Book Baby

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