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Written in the Stars

The young writers of our Wordplay Writing Club learned the stories behind constellations last week. Then they wrote some star stories of their own. They redrew the constellations and wrote them new origin stories. In addition to being a fun writing … Continue reading

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Celebrating National Poetry Month with our Wordplay Writing Club

The young writers of our Wordplay Club celebrated National Poetry Month by composing poetry with some unconventional methods. They made blackout poetry, which involves blacking out old book pages to transform them into new poems. They also used refrigerator magnets to compose … Continue reading

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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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Mindy McGinnis & Cinda Williams Chima on fantasy, philosophy & the worst things they’ve ever written

Mindy McGinnis and Cinda Williams Chima are award-winning, bestselling YA authors who were kind enough to visit us earlier this summer. While here, they granted an interview where they discussed EVERYTHING. They talked about: how to build believable fantasy worlds the … Continue reading

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