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January 2018

Writing Political Poetry with Estella Lauter

Saturday, January 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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$90

In this period of awakened political consciousness, it is not surprising that political poetry is coming back into the writer’s repertoire because it allows a more immediate response to events than longer forms. This workshop will explore a wide variety of examples drawn from different eras and circumstances as we experiment with our own writing—enjoying the opportunity to rant as well as to craft poems that may have a life in print. We will divide our time among activities of…

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February 2018

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

Saturday, February 3, 2018 @ 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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LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD

Thursday, February 8, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

In collaboration with the Door County Civility Project and the League of Women Voters of Door County, Write On presents a series of sessions designed to give you effective strategies to communicate your requests, opinions, and concerns with your elected representatives. This is not just about voicing strong opinions through letters to editors, it's much, much more! As important as what you do, how you do it can make a huge difference regarding whether or not your message is really listened to, read,…

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April 2018

WRITING ON THE DOOR: Children’s Literature Conference

Friday, April 6, 2018 @ 9:00 am - Sunday, April 8, 2018 @ 2:00 pm

FULL DETAILS COMING SOON! The Children's Literature Conference brings together some of the region's best writers of picture books, chapter books, and young adult literature for two-and-a-half days of presentations and workshops. Presenters include John Coy, Kathleen Ernst, Melissa Gorzelanczyk, Baptiste Paul, Miranda Paul, and more! A full list of presenters along with conference schedule and registration information will be posted in mid-December. The conference coincides with the Wisconsin chapter of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI)…

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