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June 2018

Hummingbird Global Writer’s Circle

June 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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In collaboration with the Hummingbird Global Writer's Circle, Write On is delighted to announce an exciting literary event with writer-in-residence Dr. Debotri Dhar. We invite emerging and established writers to read from their creative work on the evening's theme of water. Readings will be accompanied by discussions on craft (including tips for publication) led by Debotri. Founded by Debotri Dhar in 2017, the Hummingbird Global Writers’ Circle is a “travelling” literary series that brings writers and local communities together in a supportive space to foster…

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A VIEW TO THE FUTURE: Personal Stories, Metaphors, and Patterns

June 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Friday, June 15, 2018

Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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In August, 2017, David Henderson participated in our annual writing and yoga retreat. Inspired by the program and the community he discovered at Write On, David wanted to give something back to encourage others to writer. This June, David will present A View to the Future: Personal Stories, Metaphors, and Patterns, as a gift to our community. In this experimental workshop, people will create and write stories about their potential futures, using elements from past and desired behavior. Stories can…

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A VIEW TO THE FUTURE: Personal Stories, Metaphors, and Patterns

June 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Friday, June 15, 2018

Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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In August, 2017, David Henderson participated in our annual writing and yoga retreat. Inspired by the program and the community he discovered at Write On, David wanted to give something back to encourage others to writer. This June, David will present A View to the Future: Personal Stories, Metaphors, and Patterns, as a gift to our community. In this experimental workshop, people will create and write stories about their potential futures, using elements from past and desired behavior. Stories can…

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Imagination and the Art of Writing with Michael Brecke

June 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 2 days that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Friday, June 22, 2018

Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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“Mommy, mommy," the little girl cried, “do you know that there is a little man that lives under the bridge over our creek.” Breathlessly she went on to tell her story. We are people of story and we are constantly telling stories about our lives and our history. The existence of story celebrates and articulates our humanity. Stories make us human. Stories make us and define us. Stories flow from our lives and are always desperately seeking words that will…

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WRITING AS HEALING with Zoe Zolbrod

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Nicolet National Bank, 2477 S. Bay Shore Dr.
Sister Bay, WI
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$30

There's been significant research on the ability of expressive writing to help people gain insight, recover from trauma, and even heal from physical injury. But it can also be used to help us deepen our creative work. In this workshop, we'll explore the various ways writing about personal experience can be used to strengthen not only memoir but fiction, expository writing, and poetry. Consideration will be given to the benefits of journal practice, but we won't stop there. I'll give…

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Imagination and the Art of Writing with Michael Brecke

June 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 2 days that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Friday, June 22, 2018

Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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“Mommy, mommy," the little girl cried, “do you know that there is a little man that lives under the bridge over our creek.” Breathlessly she went on to tell her story. We are people of story and we are constantly telling stories about our lives and our history. The existence of story celebrates and articulates our humanity. Stories make us human. Stories make us and define us. Stories flow from our lives and are always desperately seeking words that will…

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WRiTERS NiGHT: LGBTQ Edition

June 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tambourine Lounge, Holiday Music Motel, 59 N. Second Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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As part of the first annual Open Door Pride week, Tambourine Lounge and Write On, Door County partner to bring a special LGBTQ+ WRiTERS NiGHT! Regular host Cathy Grier, a founding member of Open Door Pride, leads this special curated event. We are seeking LGBTQ+ related original songs, spoken word pieces, prose or poetry. Readers have a maximum time limit of 10 minutes. Only 12 spots area available and are certain to fill up fast! If you are interested in…

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Imagination and the Art of Writing with Michael Brecke

June 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 2 days that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Friday, June 22, 2018

Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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“Mommy, mommy," the little girl cried, “do you know that there is a little man that lives under the bridge over our creek.” Breathlessly she went on to tell her story. We are people of story and we are constantly telling stories about our lives and our history. The existence of story celebrates and articulates our humanity. Stories make us human. Stories make us and define us. Stories flow from our lives and are always desperately seeking words that will…

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Poetry Meets Music

June 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 10341 Water St (Hwy 42)
Ephraim, WI 54211
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Write On is pleased to enter our third year of collaboration with Midsummer’s Music Festival! Local and visiting poets were asked to create original poems based on music to be played at one of Midsummer’s concerts. Poets were sent a CD of music to be performed the night of their concert, but with no information as to the composers or other details. Poets were asked to write a poem or poems in response to the emotions evoked by the music they…

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FICTION CAN BE STRANGER (AND BETTER!) THAN TRUTH with Gary Eldon Peter

June 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$45

  Writers have always been told to “write what you know,” but when it comes to fiction, following that advice too closely has the potential to get in the way of creating rich and compelling material, leaving us with stories that, while perhaps true to life, can feel one dimensional. In this interactive and generative workshop, we’ll consider our own experiences and memories as the starting point for developing story ideas. Then we’ll explore how we can use the essential…

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