Meet Me at the Museum

Burpee Museum of Natural History – 737 N. Main Street, Rockford, IL. Park in the lot for free!

Doesn’t this look like a nice place for a meeting? It is! With the exceptions of April and August, we meet every third Sunday of the month from 1-3pm at Burpee Museum of Natural History.

This Father’s Day is no exception. Bring your character writing and father-themed writing to this meeting and share it with the group!

Winners of “Biggest”,  “Relief”, and “Superstitious” are all invited to share their winning work at the mic.

We’ll also have a writing contest and discuss all the great things that are happening at Rockford Writers’ Guild.


Public Meeting: Please be mindful that this free event is for writers of all ages and abilities.

Character Writing: Bring your new, original writing that features a strong character. If it is a poem, it should be fifty lines or less. If it is prose, it should be 1300 words or less. Being respectful of the word count.  The word count helps make sure everyone gets a chance to share and provide feedback.

Contest Winners: Bring a copy of your work and share it at the mic. Please rehearse before the meeting.

Sunday’s Writing Contest: We write at every meeting so do not forget to bring your favorite writing apparatus. Winners will receive $5.

Let us know if you have questions or concerns.  Until then…go write! -Connie Kuntz