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September 2017

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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ART/SPEAKS: A Free Writing Lab

September 14 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Unitarian Universalist Fellowship,
10341 Water St (Hwy 42)
Ephraim, WI 54211
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Write On, Door County is pleased to partner with the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship 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 Thursday 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 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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Moveable Mic: Open Mic Reading Series

September 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Fireside Restaurant,
11934 Highway 42
Ellison Bay, 54210
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Moveable Mic is Write On's open mic reading series returns to the Fireside Restaurant in Ellison Bay! Hosts Sharon Auberle and Ralph Murre emcee 90 minutes of readings of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and more. The Fireside series takes place the fourth Tuesday of every month June through October. Come to listen, come to share! Come with old friends and leave with new friends!  

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STORIES UNDER THE STARS with astronomer Robert Mathieu

September 29 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sawyer Farms,
7590 Sunnypoint Road
Egg Harbor,
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The fall sky brings the myths of Perseus, Andromeda, and others. Hear their legends and learn about their constellations with award-winning astronomer and enthusiastic storyteller Robert Mathieu, Professor of Astronomy at University of Wisconsin-Madison. This event is presented free of charge. Bring a blanket or chair! About our special storyteller for this evening: Robert Mathieu has been on the faculty of the Department of Astronomy of the University of Wisconsin-Madison since 1987. He was educated at Princeton University (A.B. 1978)…

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DOOR COUNTY TREASURE HUNT: An Epic Adventure

September 30 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sawyer Farms,
7590 Sunnypoint Road
Egg Harbor,
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Write On, Door County is excited to be starting this new annual event designed to engage visitors and residents in a fun and interactive challenge traveling by car in search of Door County’s treasures. Teams will pick up booklets in the morning and follow clues focusing on Door County’s nature, history, geography, landmarks, etc. for a day of exploration and fun with friends and family. Prizes will be awarded to teams earning the most points, but it is not a…

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October 2017

Great Lakes/Great Books discussion group

October 5 @ 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 their setting or subject matter. The selection for this month is Good Seeds: A Menominee Food Memoir by Thomas Pecore Weso. For Menominee Indians, the "Good Seeds" of life are the "manoomin" or wild rice that also gives the tribe its name. This new food memoir by tribal member Thomas Pecore Weso takes readers on a cook's journey through the North Woods tribal lands. Weso…

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The Best Book I Never Read

October 5 @ 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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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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