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September Non-fiction and Food Writing Bootcamp with Sarah Lohman

Sarah Lohman will be leading a special week of online writing classes from September 12-15th. Each class will meet from 8-10pm Eastern Time on Zoom. Sign up for all four classes, and we'll send over a $20 rebate after registration.

Monday, September 12 - Non-fiction Book Proposals
Tuesday, September 13 - Intro to Food Writing
Wednesday, September 14 - Recipe Writing
Thursday, September 15 - How to Research

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About Sarah:

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They're Back! Order a Classic Brainery Tote

A full decade after we first printed them in 2012, the classic Brainery tote bag is back! This is only our second printing of these bags ever, and only 250 will be available. Your purchase will help support us during the seemingly never-ending pandemic and you'll get a super-cool tote to boot!

Order now for delivery, or pick up at the Brainery in Prospect Heights. 

The bags were designed by world-famous (seriously!) illustrator...

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Royal Mayhem and Murder

by David McNicoll

David is a longtime Brainery teacher and author of The Language of Whisky 


At two o’ clock in the morning, on the 10th of February 1567, Edinburgh was shaken by an enormous explosion in the district close to the Palace of Holyroodhouse. The building, the Kirk o’ Field, was reduced to rubble, while in the adjacent orchard garden two dead men were found, half naked and murdered. It was a sensation that led to...

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Bookbinding from Home Materials List

Week 1 Pamphlet 
 
Necessary: 
  • Paper (thinner papers like copy paper or lined paper work well) 
  • Cardstock (or old folders, construction paper, cereal boxes ) 
  • Scissors
  • A needle 
  • Thread (bookbinding thread or embroidery floss or dental floss) 
  • Something to poke holes (an awl, a nail, a safety pin, a pen or pencil) 
  • Pencil 
Optional: 
  • Collage materials (magazines, paper, paint) 
  • Bone...

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