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2019 Northcoast Writers’ Showcase features load of local talent & ‘Dreamers’ author Imbolo Mbue

Imbolo Mbue, author of the critically acclaimed Behold the Dreamers, will be the keynote speaker for the second Northcoast Writers’ Showcase from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, at Lakeland Community College. Mbue’s keynote will cap a … Continue reading

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Playing the Name Game with our Wordplay Club

What’s in a name? Well, a lot of fun for our Wordplay Writing Club. February 13 is Get A Different Name Day. (It’s a thing, apparently.) To celebrate, our kids’ writing club researched Baby Books for new monikers. Then they … Continue reading

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Writing scary stories with our Wordplay Club

Our Wordplay Writing Club got in the Halloween spirit by writing spooky stories earlier this month. They also completed a collaborative story that they began nearly a year ago, Blue Riding Hood & the Future World Hamburger Diner. Each month, the … Continue reading

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Playing with words during Wordplay

We made word collages and shared our favorite words — yes, someone suggested fortnite — when our Wordplay Writing Club met earlier this month. Our young writers literally played with words, cutting favorites from magazines and combining them into collages. Each month, … Continue reading

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Wordplay Writing Club gets wild

Sometimes the best place for a writer to find inspiration is outdoors. That’s where our Wordplay Writing Club went earlier this summer. They visited our Read House yard and wrote in nature journals like John James Audubon, William Thoreau, and … Continue reading

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