Some things speak better than my words can. I went to the lego art exhibit by Nathan Sawaya and took in his art and his words. Inspiration for anyone, but especially creatives. Take a look:
Category: Central IL
For five years now, I've been attending the Karitos Christian creative arts conference in the greater Chicago area. I've written past posts about Karitos and what I'm learning there, but here's overall what keeps bringing me back:
A comfy kind of kooky: King’s Pen writers group
Today is the 8 year anniversary of King's Pen writers group. To celebrate, we had a collaborative project of writing this piece of creative nonfiction about our experience with King's Pen over the years. Enjoy. Kim was terrified beyond belief. She didn’t think she could do it. The first meeting was at Berean bookstore on Thursday, March 3, 2011.
A bookworm’s invite to tea with the Queen
Her Majesty's English Tearoom in Central IL is an enchanting place to visit, for tea or for books or for browsing. Here is a sneak-peek from local authors of a few of the fun finds along the way (ahem, you just might find a certain Amy L. Sauder in here somewhere)...
Ignite Peoria & 500 wishes
Ignite Peoria is a creative arts event in my city. It's happened a few years now, but this was my first year attending. Of course I had to dress creatively for the event, and had to get a picture of my fun outfit: It's not quite like most creative arts fairs where you attend and… Continue reading Ignite Peoria & 500 wishes
Central Illinois Creative Writing Lessons
I have BIG news! BIG!!!! If the following applies to you (or someone you know), pay attention! High Schooler Located in Central IL area Interested in creative writing (experience optional) I have news for these people! This fall I am beginning creative writing lessons. How does this work? Whether you're interested in poetry, novels, short… Continue reading Central Illinois Creative Writing Lessons
3 Reasons You Should Still Consider Eureka College
Things are heating up in the world of Eurekans, but as of right now mostly only students, staff, and alum are aware of any of it. Eureka College is a small private college with its largest boast probably being the great faculty-student ratio that provides a more personal environment with many leadership opportunities. There are… Continue reading 3 Reasons You Should Still Consider Eureka College
Olde English Faire 2014
Here come the freaks! I don't write fan fiction. I don't do role-playing games. I don't enjoy gaming or anime or cosplay. I'm not a Trekkie or a Belieber or a Whovian, and I try not to come across as a Gleek. In fact, I try to avoid coming across as a fangirl of any… Continue reading Olde English Faire 2014