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June 2018

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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Coffee with the Author: Matthew Nebel

June 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Door County Medical Center, 323 S. 18th Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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Write On, Door County is pleased to collaborate with the Door County Medical Center on a special coffee and conversation with visiting author Matthew Nebel. Matthew's novel, Football in Heaven, is the story of a young football fan diagnosed with a fatal heart disease. This program is presented free and is open to all ages. Please call the Door County Medical Center at 920-493-5979 to make a reservation for the event. About the Author Matthew Nebel wrote his first work of fiction…

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Art/Speaks

June 28 @ 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 a collection of Edgewood's favorite pieces.  As artwork sells and new work arrives, this exhibit will change giving it a fresh look…

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Poetry Meets Music

June 29 @ 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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July 2018

Poetry Meets Music

July 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Old Gibraltar Town Hall, 4176 Maple St.
Fish Creek, 54212
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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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Typewriter Poetry

July 3 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Harbor View Park, 7809 Highway 42
Egg Harbor, WI 54209
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Have a poem created especially for you! Write On's writer-in-residence, Paul Wiegel, writes on-demand poems on his typewriter and will be creating poems as part of Egg Harbor's Fourth of July celebration! Paul Wiegel is originally from Green Bay but now lives and writes from his home near the Fox River in Berlin. He has been writing and performing on-demand poems as a “street poet” on his 1957 Smith Corona manual typewriter for passersby at art galleries, farmers' markets, and festivals…

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BARDS AND BREWS: An Evening of Sharing Poetry and Beer

July 3 @ 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. Tonight's featured poets are Tom Davis and Chuck Sully.

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Typewriter Poetry

July 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Baileys Harbor Town Hall, 2392 County Road F
Baileys Harbor, WI
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Have a poem created especially for you! Write On's writer-in-residence, Paul Wiegel, writes on-demand poems on his typewriter and will be creating poems as part of Baileys Harbor's Fourth of July Arts and Craft Fair, on the Town Hall lawn! Paul Wiegel is originally from Green Bay but now lives and writes from his home near the Fox River in Berlin. He has been writing and performing on-demand poems as a “street poet” on his 1957 Smith Corona manual typewriter for passersby…

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