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October 2017

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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NURTURING YOUR INNER LIFE with Lan Samantha Chang

October 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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It is essential for writers and artists to stay connected to an inner creative self. This can be challenging in a world where distraction and stress are taken for granted. During this talk, fiction writer Lan Samantha Chang will discuss the importance of nurturing privacy and fostering creativity. We'll look at examples from stories of writers and artists and talk about different techniques that protect one's sense of self and make art-making a regular practice. This is a free program…

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ART/SPEAKS: A Free Writing Lab

October 12 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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. This month's Art/Speaks will focus on Jeff Pearcy's and Randy Ballweg's photography exhibit of the stunning Cuban countryside, street scenes from its urban environments,…

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ART/SPEAKS: A Free Writing Lab

October 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 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 60-minute writing activities are perfect for both beginning and advanced writers in any genre. Offered the second Friday 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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Norbert Blei Writing Workshop with Albert DeGenova

October 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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$90

This workshop is taught in the tradition of renowned writer and teacher Norbert Blei (1935-2013) who passed the torch of his 40+ year writing class at The Clearing to long-time student Albert DeGenova. Albert will present the essence of Norb’s “beginner” class  in Norb’s very own (and now famous) writing Coop at Write On, Door County. For burgeoning writers, this class will explore the major areas of creative writing: poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. For experienced writers, this class will offer…

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Open House

October 14 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Join us for coffee and donuts! Take a guided walk through the beautiful and inspiring landscape of our property or explore it on your own. See our center and hear about the work we’ve been doing and the work we plan to do. Meet some of the writers and artists who make our work possible. This free program is appropriate for all ages. No writing required!

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Write Your First Draft Fast and Finish Your Book Now! with Valerie Clarizio and Virginia McCullough

October 14 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Margaret Lockwood Gallery, 7 S. Second Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Pick up. Put down. Start. Stop. Focus in. Fade out. Too many authors get trapped in these cycles -- starting with an enthusiastic beginning only to put the project aside. The cycling trap can last not just for weeks or months, but for years. Learn how to break through the cycling trap and increase productivity -- and the pleasure of writing! You'll learn tools and techniques to drive productivity and give you the results you want. You'll also leave with…

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Sturgeon Bay Open Writing Group

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until Monday, December 17, 2018

Sturgeon Bay Public Library, 107 S. Fourth Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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The Sturgeon Bay monthly open group is currently open to writers of creative prose -- fiction, essay, memoir -- as well as to poets. The group is facilitated by Marggie Hatala. If you are interested in finding out more or in joining the group, please contact Marggie at marggie.hatala@live.com. Write On's open groups offer an opportunity to share your work with other writers and receive feedback, as well as critique the work of your peers. Volunteer facilitators run each group…

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Novel Critique Group

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Sturgeon Bay Public Library, 107 S. Fourth Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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Write On is pleased to start a new open group for writers working on a novel! Inspired by her time  in Patricia Skalka's "The Elements of a Good Novel" class, writer Jane Hensge has offered to facilitate a group for up to six writers who are currently working on a novel. Bring work to share for honest and supportive feedback. This program is free but space is limited. Please call to sign up. The program is currently scheduled for five…

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WILD WORDS: Treasures of Door County

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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Join Write On, the Door County Land Trust, and Crossroads in a night of storytelling about the natural treasures of Door County! Using Pecha Kucha, a Japanese form of storytelling that combines images and words, participants are encouraged to share stories about their favorite places in nature and their relationship to the earth. Slides of images you have gathered will be shown as you share your story, essay, or poem about what you treasure about Door County. All ages are welcomed and…

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