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May 2017
$95

Write, Glue, Stitch: A Poetry & Book Arts Workshop with Donna Hilbert and Diane LeBlanc

May 26 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Write On, Door County,
4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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If you have the urge to create, join us for a day of writing and bookmaking. Transforming a poem or a series of short poems into a handmade book invites writers to re-imagine and revise words, lines, images, and white space. This workshop is appropriate for beginners as well as practicing book artists who want to create a book in a day. To register online click here, for other options call (920) 868-1457. This class includes lunch and supplies. If…

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June 2017

The Best Book I Never Read

June 1 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Door County Brewing Company,
2434 County Road F
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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POETRY + MUSIC featuring Donna Hilbert and friends

June 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Margaret Lockwood Gallery,
7 S. Second Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Join Write On for an evening of poetry, music, food, and friendship! visiting poet Donna Hilbert reads with current Door County Poet Laureate Sharon Auberle and past Poet Laureate Ralph Murre with  classic guitar accompaniment provided by Cristy Christensen.   Donna Hilbert was born in the Red River Valley of Oklahoma near the Texas border, but has spent most of her life in Southern California. She is a graduate of California State University, Long Beach. Her latest book is The Congress of Luminous…

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ART/SPEAKS: Free Writing Lab

June 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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 90-minute writing activities are perfect for both beginning and advanced writers in any genre. The current group show celebrates the natural beauty of Peninsula State Park in a variety of mediums. Students will write in response to one of these works. About Art/Speaks:…

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$45

Getting In Print with Myles Dannhausen

June 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Baileys Harbor Town Hall,
2392 County Road F
Baileys Harbor, WI
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For beginning writers, the first step in a new career of the first step toward validation insn't a book but simply get something in print - an article, a feature or essay, a short story. In this class, you'll learn tips for refining both your pitch and your story from an experienced edior. Come with an idea for a story you'd like to pitch or a completed essay or story. In this class, we'll learn tips for refining both your…

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Writing That Memoir with Ann Heyse and Francha Barnard

June 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Northern Door YMCA,
3866 Gibraltar Rd.
Fish Creek, WI 54212
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Everyone has stories to tell, but not everyone knows how to write them down. Whether your memoir project is short or long, this four-week class will help you get started in the writing process. (It could also help you forge ahead with a project that's already begun.) Participants will learn strategies to recall the stories worth telling, to write engaging anecdotes, and to edit and revise effectively.   Class size is limited, to register online click here, for other options…

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$45

Creating Fictional Worlds with Cynthia Kraack

June 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Once on %1$s
The Craic,
4199 Main St
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Good science fiction and fantasy writers have the challenge of creating unique worlds to serve as the stage for their characters and story. How to know what readers want or need to know in these genres can be tricky. Through exploring the techniques of published sci-fi, speculative fiction and fantasy writers, you'll begin to develop your own strategy for creating and writing about the world where your stories take place. To register online click here, for other options call (920)…

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Creating Fictional Worlds with Cynthia Kraack

June 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Once on %1$s
The Craic,
4199 Main St
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Good science fiction and fantasy writers have the challenge of creating unique worlds to serve as the stage for their characters and story. How to know what readers want or need to know in these genres can be tricky. Through exploring the techniques of published sci-fi, speculative fiction and fantasy writers, you'll begin to develop your own strategy for creating and writing about the world where your stories take place. To register online click here, for other options call (920)…

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ART/SPEAKS: A Free Writing Lab

June 9 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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 90-minute writing activities are perfect for both beginning and advanced writers in any genre. Offered the second Friday of every month, year-round. This session will focus on two pieces by Sturgeon Bay artist Kristi Roenning, "Buddha Sang and Pulled Weeds" (left) and "Buddha Wore a Smock…

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Young At Heart

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Write On, Door County,
4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Join us with speakers Linda Vander Heyden and Susan Manzke who will lead us through activities designed to help us remember our youth and connect our writing with today's children and teens. This day-long workshop includes a potluck lunch and an autograph session as well. It is a hands-on event and geared for beginners through advanced writers who want to improve the craft of word choice and using real-life inspiration to write fiction or nonfiction for children. Includes a tour of the…

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