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August 2017

ART/SPEAKS: A Free Writing Lab

August 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Edgewood Orchard Galleries,
4140 Peninsula Players Rd.
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Write On, Door County is pleased to partner again this season with Edgewood Orchard Galleries 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. The current exhibit is Abstraction. Color, texture, line, and shape inspire this exuberant collection by artists new to Edgewood. What does their work inspire in you? About Art/Speaks: The…

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September 2017

SELECTING THE TRUTH: Pulling Essays from Everyday Life with Linda White

September 5 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Ephraim Historical Foundation,
3060 Anderson Lane
Ephraim, WI 54211
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In this class, participants will be encouraged to sort out what they want to write about, to help them determine where to start. They will be encouraged to write about the smallest and largest details of life: to see the beauty of a spider, the push and pull of a first day of school, the satisfaction of a job well done. The emphasis will be on selecting which of these details to write about, seeing the possibilities. This class will…

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ART/SPEAKS: A Free Writing Lab

September 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Friday, June 8, 2018
Margaret Lockwood Gallery,
7 S. Second Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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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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The Elements of a Good Novel: A Workshop for Fiction Writers with Patricia Skalka

September 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Margaret Lockwood Gallery,
7 S. Second Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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  Writing a mystery? Writing a literary, YA, or sci fi novel? Although fiction books differ by genre, they share one common purpose: to take the reader on a journey of discovery. All novels need credible characters; a goal and the quest to achieve it; sustained action; obstacles and disappointments; elements of suspense; and a satisfying resolution. In this workshop we’ll discuss ways to bolster these basic elements and learn how to weave them together to take your story to…

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The Elements of a Good Novel: A Workshop for Fiction Writers with Patricia Skalka

September 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Margaret Lockwood Gallery,
7 S. Second Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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  Writing a mystery? Writing a literary, YA, or sci fi novel? Although fiction books differ by genre, they share one common purpose: to take the reader on a journey of discovery. All novels need credible characters; a goal and the quest to achieve it; sustained action; obstacles and disappointments; elements of suspense; and a satisfying resolution. In this workshop we’ll discuss ways to bolster these basic elements and learn how to weave them together to take your story to…

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WASHINGTON ISLAND LITERARY FESTIVAL

September 22 @ 10:00 am - September 24 @ 1:00 pm
Trueblood Performing Arts Center,
870 Main Road
Washington Island, WI 54246
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2017 WASHINGTON ISLAND LITERARY FESTIVAL: Exploring Frontiers, Real and Imagined Write On, Door County is proud to be a partner of the Washington Island Literary Festival. Now in its fifth year, the festival is THE small conference for those who love to read and those who want to write. The theme for this year’s festival is “Exploring Frontiers, Real and Imagined.” We have assembled a diverse and stellar group of authors who explore very real as well as imagined frontiers in…

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October 2017

ART/SPEAKS: A Free Writing Lab

October 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Write On, Door County is pleased to partner again this season with Edgewood Orchard Galleries 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. Edgewood’s final exhibit of the season features “Gifts from the Heart.” Participants will be encouraged to write from the heart in response to the pieces displayed. About Art/Speaks:…

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ART/SPEAKS: A Free Writing Lab

October 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Friday, June 8, 2018
Margaret Lockwood Gallery,
7 S. Second Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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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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Norbert Blei Writing Workshop with Albert DeGenova

October 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Write On, Door County,
4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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This workshop is taught in the tradition of renowned writer and teacher Norbert Blei (1935-2013) who passed the torch of his 40+ year writing class at The Clearing to long-time student Albert DeGenova. Albert will present the essence of Norb’s “beginner” class in a two-day workshop in Norb’s very own (and now famous) writing Coop at Write On, Door County. For burgeoning writers, this class will explore the major areas of creative writing: poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. For experiences writers,…

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Write Your First Draft Fast and Finish Your Book Now! with Valerie Clarizio and Virginia McCullough

October 14 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Margaret Lockwood Gallery,
7 S. Second Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Pick up. Put down. Start. Stop. Focus in. Fade out. Too many authors get trapped in these cycles -- starting with an enthusiastic beginning only to put the project aside. The cycling trap can last not just for weeks or months, but for years. Learn how to break through the cycling trap and increase productivity -- and the pleasure of writing! You'll learn tools and techniques to drive productivity and give you the results you want. You'll also leave with…

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