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July 2018

RECHARGE YOUR CREATIVE BATTERY: A Creativity Retreat

July 31 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Do you know in your heart that you're a writer but have never pursued the dream?  Or are you a seasoned writer who is struggling a bit, wondering if you've lost your creative spark?  Join us for three fun filled days of indulging your desire to put words on paper.  Participants will be given fun, heart-centered writing prompts from the teacher. By the end of the writing retreat, you'll be astounded by what you've produced!  All blockages will be removed.  No…

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August 2018

RECHARGE YOUR CREATIVE BATTERY: A Creativity Retreat

August 1 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Do you know in your heart that you're a writer but have never pursued the dream?  Or are you a seasoned writer who is struggling a bit, wondering if you've lost your creative spark?  Join us for three fun filled days of indulging your desire to put words on paper.  Participants will be given fun, heart-centered writing prompts from the teacher. By the end of the writing retreat, you'll be astounded by what you've produced!  All blockages will be removed.  No…

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Art/Speaks

August 2 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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 poet Francha Barnard, these 60-minute writing activities are perfect for both beginning and advanced writers in any genre. Currently on exhibit is a group show featuring artists Rebecca Kinkead, Marcia McDonough, Jim Rose and Judi Ekholm in the Courtyard Gallery. About Art/Speaks: The practice of using words to comment on a piece of…

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Discover the Storyteller in You! with James Mihaley

August 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Aging and Disability Resource Center of Door County, 916 N. 14th Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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Join us as we carry on the grand tradition of oral storytelling.  This is not a writing class.  It is much simpler!  We will sit in a circle and tell stories from our hearts, stories from the past, stories that evoke laughter, tears, heroic stories, family stories, stories that deserve to be told, shared with the world, stories of your personal journey, your adventures on this planet.  You'll be immersed in a fun-loving safe space and led by a skilled…

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Best Book I Never Read

August 2 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Door County Brewing Company, 8099 Highway 57
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 Meets Music

August 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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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Door County Mystery Writers Critique Group

August 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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The Door County Mystery Writers Critique Group will meet the first Tuesday of every month at 11 am. The purpose of the group is to offer critiques of pages, outlines, synopsis, and query letters, as well as exchanging ideas about plots, etc. The group is facilitated by local writer James Jordan. Find the support and encouragement you need to keep your mystery going!

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BARDS AND BREWS: An Evening of Sharing Poetry and Beer

August 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Starboard Brewing Company, 151 N. 3rd Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, 54235
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Write On is pleased to present Bards and Brews, a monthly reading series on the first Tuesday of the month. Each event will feature one or two poets, followed by an opportunity for audience members to read during an open mic session. This month's featured poets are Edward DiMaio and Rolf Olson. Edward DiMaio grew up on Long Island and lived in Indiana for many years before making his home in Sturgeon Bay. A social worker, he is the author of…

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COFFEE & CONVERSATIONS WITH THE AUTHORS: Nan Cohen and Lan Samantha Chang

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Ephraim Library, 9996 Water St.
Ephraim, WI 54211
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Coffee & Conversations provide an informal opportunity to meet some of the writers-in-residence who visit Write On. Come hear previews of new work, discuss the creative process, or ask questions about the writing life! This month's writers are novelist Lan Samantha Chang and poet Nan Cohen. Lan Samantha Chang is the author of a collection of short fiction, Hunger, and two novels, Inheritance, and All Is Forgotten, Nothing Is Lost. Her work has been translated into nine languages and has been chosen twice for The Best American…

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GET A SANDWICH, GIVE A DOLLAR! Join us at Jimmy John’s

August 15 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Jimmy Johns, 845 Egg Harbor Road
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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GET A SANDWICH, GIVE A DOLLAR Jimmy John's in Sturgeon Bay will donate $1 for every sandwich purchased to Write On, Door County. Treat your colleagues to lunch! Surprise the family with dinner! Every dollar donated supports Write On's programs for all ages throughout Door County! Bring in the flyer below, show it on your smartphone, or tell the cashier to make sure your purchase count!  3792_getsandwich_givedollar_doorcounty_062018    

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