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November 2017

Sturgeon Bay Open Group

November 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Third of the month, happening 14 times

Sturgeon Bay Public Library, 107 S. Fourth Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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The Sturgeon Bay monthly open group is currently open to writers of creative prose -- fiction, essay, memoir -- as well as to poets. The group is facilitated by Marggie Hatala. If you are interested in finding out more or in joining the group, please contact Marggie at marggie.hatala@live.com. Write On's open groups offer an opportunity to share your work with other writers and receive feedback, as well as critique the work of your peers. Volunteer facilitators run each group…

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NaNoWriMo: Point of View

November 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sturgeon Bay Public Library, 107 S. Fourth Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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Want to write a novel in November? November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Door County Library, NaNoWriMo.org, and Write On are bringing you a special free program to help you get started, get support, and get inspired! Join us during November for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) at the Door County Library - Sturgeon Bay Branch to work on novel writing skills with facilitator, Brett Reetz. The weekly novel writing workshop will provide you with a comprehensive road map…

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WORDPLAY 101: Finding the Courage to Write While Having Fun with Sharon Auberle

November 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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$90

Poet Susan Woolridge says “it’s impossible to teach anyone to write a poem, but we can set up circumstances in which poems are likely to happen. We can create a field in and around us that’s fertile territory for poems. Playing with words we can get to the place where poems come from.” In this day-long workshop, using Woolridge’s text “poemcrazy” and Ted Kooser’s book The Poetry Home Repair Manual, we will work on creating two to four original, brand-new…

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NaNoWriMo: Voice, Details, Technique & Style

November 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sturgeon Bay Public Library, 107 S. Fourth Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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Want to write a novel in November? November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Door County Library, NaNoWriMo.org, and Write On are bringing you a special free program to help you get started, get support, and get inspired! Join us during November for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) at the Door County Library - Sturgeon Bay Branch to work on novel writing skills with facilitator, Brett Reetz. The weekly novel writing workshop will provide you with a comprehensive road map…

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Novel Critique Group

November 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Sturgeon Bay Public Library, 107 S. Fourth Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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Write On is pleased to start a new open group for writers working on a novel! Inspired by her time  in Patricia Skalka's "The Elements of a Good Novel" class, writer Jane Hensge has offered to facilitate a group for up to six writers who are currently working on a novel. Bring work to share for honest and supportive feedback. This program is free but space is limited. Please call to sign up. The program is currently scheduled for five…

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December 2017

WORDS WE USE: An Evening of Poetry and Music

December 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 10341 Water St (Hwy 42)
Ephraim, WI 54211
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Join us for an evening of poetry and music honoring the publication of Max Garland's latest collection, The Word We Used For It, winner of the 2017-18 Brittingham Poetry Prize, selected by Robert Wrigley. Accompanying Max will be poets Sharon Auberle and Kimberly Blaeser and pianist Beth Coleman. Memory, perhaps, is the longest poem of all In these poems Max Garland confesses, even revels in, the fabricated nature of memory. He links personal and localized patterns (fingerprints, plowed fields) to…

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NaNoWriMo: Editing, Publishing, Agents and Markets

December 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sturgeon Bay Public Library, 107 S. Fourth Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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So, you wrote that novel in November for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)! Now what? The final session of this free program presented by Door County Library, NaNoWriMo.org, and Write On will focus on what to do with that novel you worked so hard on for the past 30-some days. Join us during November for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) at the Door County Library - Sturgeon Bay Branch to work on novel writing skills with facilitator, Brett Reetz. The weekly…

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Great Lakes/Great Books discussion group

December 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison Ave
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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A monthly book club discussing works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as a setting or as subject matter. This month's selection is The Living Great Lakes by Jerry Dennis. The Living Great Lakes is the most complete book ever written about the history, nature, and science of these remarkable lakes at the heart of North America. From the geological forces that formed them to the industrial atrocities that nearly destroyed them, to the greatest environmental success…

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The Best Book I Never Read

December 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Door County Brewing Company, 8099 Highway 57
Baileys Harbor, 54202
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We’ve all done it. Our high school English teacher or a college lit professor assigned a novel that we had every good intention of reading, but time slipped away. So, the night before the exam, we scanned the Cliff Notes or watched the film adaptation. We didn’t do so well on the exam. Here’s a chance to read those books without having to worry about your grade point average! Enjoy some of the fine crafted beers of Starboard Brewing Company…

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ART/SPEAKS: A Free Writing Lab

December 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Write On, Door County is pleased to partner with Margaret Lockwood Gallery on Art/Speaks, a free writing lab encouraging people to write in response to the images on exhibit. Led by an accomplished writer, these 60-minute writing activities are perfect for both beginning and advanced writers in any genre. Offered the second Friday of every month, year-round. Watch for information about the selected art piece and guest writer for this month's Art/Speaks program! About Art/Speaks: The practice of using words to…

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