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October 2019

WRITE ON IN THE COMMUNITY: Anna Lee and Mary Carol Ghislin at HELP

October 23 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

As part of our community outreach programs, writers-in-residence Anna Lee and Mary Carol Ghislin will conduct a writing program with participants in FYRE, a teen program at HELP of Door County. FYRE stands for Forging Youth Relationship Education, a council of high school students who work on social justice issues and ending domestic abuse. This program is open only to FYRE participants. Mary Carol Ghislin has had a lifelong love of reading and writing, having graduated from high school with…

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MIXED GENRES: WHEN MEMORY MEETS IMAGINATION with Karen Hering

October 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Whether we write for our own eyes only or for publication and many readers, writing invites us to unwrap the gifts of both memory and imagination, seeing not only what has been and what is now, but also the extraordinary possibilities of what might still come to pass with our creative engagement. In this guided writing program, author Karen Hering offers writing prompts and activities to explore the creative energy available wherever memory and imagination meet. For emerging or experienced…

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November 2019

MIXED GENRES: BODY LANGUAGE: Writing With and About Our Bodies with Naomi Cohn

November 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Northern Door YMCA, 3866 Gibraltar Rd.
Fish Creek, WI 54212
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Whether in love or fury, sickness or health, our relationship with our bodies is at the heart of our writing. In this generative workshop we’ll be inspired to write from our five senses, from examples of how other writers tackle the body as subject, and share some tips on how to be kind to our bodies as we write. Writing examples in sessions are drawn from poetry, but all kinds of writing and writers welcome. This class is offered free…

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WRITE ON IN THE COMMUNITY: Writing Program at Memory Cafe

November 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
United Methodist Church, 836 Michigan St.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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As part of our community outreach programs, Write On offers a creative writing session with Door County Medical Center's Memory Café. Memory café provides opportunity for individuals with memory loss, their friends, caregivers, and family, to interact socially without fear of embarrassment over memory blunders. The Door County Memory Café strives to promote engagement, whether through enjoyable conversation or through educational themes.

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A Casual Class for the Aspiring Author with Judy Ducharme

November 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sturgeon Bay Public Library, 107 S. Fourth Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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  Write On is a promotional partner of the Door County Library's National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) programming. Today's program features Judy DuCharme, who will offer assistance to aspiring authors and those participating in NaNoWriMo. Judy has published six books and has had several pieces published in the Guideposts Magazines and Books. Her writing has earned her several awards. Topics to be covered: Head-hopping: a great way to confuse the reader and keep your book from being published. It takes…

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An Evening with Michael Perry

November 6 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$125.00

An Evening with Michael Perry Wed. November 6, 2019 5:30 Appetizers and Cocktails 7:00 Dinner 7:30 Reading and Talk from Michael Perry Donald and Carol Kress Pavilion, Egg Harbor $125 per person (Click here, or the link below to purchase tickets) Write On, Door County members enjoy 10% discount (become a member here) Join us for an evening with Michael Perry, New York Times Bestselling Author of Population 485 and Truck: A Love Story. Enjoy dinner, drinks, and good company, all to benefit Write On, Door…

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WRITE ON IN THE COMMUNITY: Jennifer Morales at Southern Door High School

November 7 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Friday, November 8, 2019

Southern Door High School, 2073 County Road DK
Brussels, WI 54204 United States
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As part of our community outreach programs, writer-in-residence Jennifer Morales will spend two days working with freshmen at Southern Door High School on creative writing projects. This program is open only to Southern Door students. Jennifer Morales is a poet, fiction writer, and performance artist whose work deals with questions of gender, identity, complicity, and harm. A Beloit College graduate (1991, Modern Languages and Literatures), Jennifer received her MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University-Los Angeles in 2011. She served…

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Great Lakes/Great Books Discussion Group

November 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison Ave
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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A monthly book club discussing works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as a setting or as subject matter. This month’s selection is Virgil Wander by Leif Enger. Midwestern movie house owner Virgil Wander is “cruising along at medium altitude” when his car flies off the road into icy Lake Superior. Virgil survives but his language and memory are altered and he emerges into a world no longer familiar to him. Awakening in this new life, Virgil begins to…

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WRITE ON IN THE COMMUNITY: Jennifer Morales at Southern Door High School

November 8 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Friday, November 8, 2019

Southern Door High School, 2073 County Road DK
Brussels, WI 54204 United States
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As part of our community outreach programs, writer-in-residence Jennifer Morales will spend two days working with freshmen at Southern Door High School on creative writing projects. This program is open only to Southern Door students. Jennifer Morales is a poet, fiction writer, and performance artist whose work deals with questions of gender, identity, complicity, and harm. A Beloit College graduate (1991, Modern Languages and Literatures), Jennifer received her MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University-Los Angeles in 2011. She served…

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NaNoWriMo: Nanofiction

November 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Baileys Harbor Library, 2392 County Road F
Baileys Harbor, 54202
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It's that time of year again! National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is in full swing! Write On partners with Door County Library to present a special class on nanofiction. Whether you are working on a novel or interested in getting started in writing fiction, nanofiction is a great way to begin or to awaken new ideas. Nanofiction are very short stories, as brief as 55 words. We will explore various forms of short fiction and provide prompts to get you…

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