Our events are designed to teach techniques, facilitate authorship, showcase our members work and have a great time doing it!


As a cooperative press, our goal is to encourage both new and established writers, as well as artists,  to express and promote their work. We deeply believe there is creative talent within everyone. Our mission is to support others in their journey.

April 23, 2022

Writing Workshop
Jubilee Farm
6760 Old Jacksonville Rd., New Berlin Illinois
Time: 10-5 pm


Our lineup for the workshop is an exciting list of presenters and topics!
Arrive by 9:30 and settle in with coffee, tea, homemade cinnamon rolls/bagels and great conversations.

The workshop starts at 10 am.

10-10:30 Sharron Magyar- Welcome and Brain Dump.

10:30 - 11:30 Deborah Brothers - Senses Open

11:30 -12:30 John Paul Jaramillo - There’s Nothing Funny About Humor

12:30 - 1:30 Lunch - Soups will be provided, bring whatever else you want for lunch.

1:30 - 2:30 Terri Woodliff - Goals & Mindsets: How to Read like a Writer

2:30 - 3:30 Pam Daniel - Brainstorming Your Ideas

3:30 - 4:30 Justina Schacht: Write Your Self

4:30 - 5:00 Nancy Long: Breathing into Creativity and Closing

To Register for the April 23 Crystal Heart Imprints Workshop: Click on the "Register Now" link 
or write to for a paper option.

If you have us any questions,
please email us at or visit CHI on Facebook

October 22, 2022

Aspiring Authors Annual Retreat
Jubilee Farm
6760 Old Jacksonville Rd., New Berlin Illinois

Time: 10-5 pm

If you are interested in participating,
please email us at