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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

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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$45

Getting In Print with Myles Dannhausen

June 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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

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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$45

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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$45

Family Memoir in Poetry or Prose with Denise Low Weso

June 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Families are full of stories and characters that are part of our legacy. How do we explore these subjects? Learn techniques of rich details and how dramatic scenes bring memories to the page and bring stories to life. To register online click here, for other options call (920) 868-1457. Former Kansas poet laureate Denise Low is the author of twelve books of poetry, including Mélange Block and Ghost Stories of the New West, a Kansas Notable Book Award and recognized by The Circle of Minneapolis…

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$40

What’s Got Your Goat with Kaija Johnson

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Door County Creamery,
10653 N Bay Shore Dr
Sister Bay, WI 54234 United States
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We'll meet at Door County Creamery and take a bus to their goat farm. We'll tour the farm, taste their cheese, have lunch on the patio, complete with gelato. Then we'll write about our favorite goat, the best cheese, or how our gelato tasted. A great family event! All ages are welcome. To register online click here, for other options call, (920) 868 - 1457. Date: Monday, June 12, 10am - 1pm Cost: $40 per person; call (920) 868 -…

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Writing That Memoir with Ann Heyse

June 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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BLOOMSDAY Sturgeon Bay

June 16 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The events in James Joyce's epic novel Ulysses all takes place in one day, June 16, 1904, as Leopold Bloom wanders the streets of Dublin. More than a century later, people around the world celebrate BLOOMSDAY on the 16th of every June. Have most of the celebrants read the novel? Probably not! Bloomsday is a good excuse to step out of your routine, get together with some old friends, and make some new ones as you take part in a…

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