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Have you ever wanted to write the great American novel or create an inspiring piece of art?

A place in the northern suburbs might offer you the best opportunity to achieve your dream, whether you’re a professional artist or a novice.

The Ragdale House in Lake Forest lets artists, composers and authors on their work without distractions.

WGN’s  Larry Potash has the story.

And for more information log on to www.ragdale.org