Monthly Archives: June 2012

Words in the Woods 2012

For those Illinois Children’s Writers who haven’t been to the Words in the Woods Retreat, you need to go.  This year was the intensive schedule of speakers, critique groups, and social activities.  Next year will be the quieter retreat, more … Continue reading

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Nature Inspiration

Growing up, I was a total bookworm and not exactly an outdoorsy kind of girl.  Shocking, I know.  But my parents did their best to rip the novels from my clutches and drag me along with them for hiking, biking, … Continue reading

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Save the Bookstores 2012

Public Event · By Kelly Sonnack June 16 Your local bookstore Click here for Facebook Link We had a great response with the Save the Bookstore event last year, so let’s do it again! Bookstores still need our help, so … Continue reading

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Word of the Day

In college I had a friend who LOVED playing word of the day.  Every morning he’d “randomly” pick a word from the dictionary and post it on his dorm room door, each one at least ten letters long and extremely … Continue reading

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What’s In Your Beach Bag?

Now that the calendar has finally flipped to June and summer is officially upon us, one urgent question is staring us all in the face.  No, I’m not talking about who’s watching your kids for summer break or where you’re … Continue reading

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