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July 2020

FICTION WRITING CLASS with Ted O’Connell

July 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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$60.00

Discover tips for writing fiction that has the drive of a Grisham thriller and the elegance of a literary novel YOU CAN HAVE IT ALL: Writing Fiction That Has Literary Merit and Suspense with Ted O'Connell A compelling plot and high aesthetic value are not mutually exclusive. Are you good at writing sentences but terrible at plot? Are you hoping to write a thriller but would like to up your literary game? This workshop is for both types of writer and everyone…

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WRITERS’ VIRTUAL CRITIQUE GROUP

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 23, 2020

Want feedback on writing you are doing during our collective quarantine? Why not join Write On’s writers’ virtual critique group, meeting via Zoom? The ground rules are simple: send the group something you’ve written for which you’d like constructive criticism (or send a short piece of what you consider excellent writing by a published author) and the group will read the piece prior to the Zoom meeting and offer comments during the meeting. We will be reading and commenting on…

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August 2020

MEMOIR WRITING with Gale Renee Walden

August 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Begin a memoir, essay, or poem based on a personal object WRITING MEMOIR THROUGH OBJECT with Gale Renee Walden Bring an object or a picture of an object that has been handed down or given to you. If it's an object that has some mystery to you, even better. You might bring a small statue, a Barbie doll, a picture. You might even bring a kitchen spatula. The object does not need to be a valuable object. It might be…

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ONLINE NONFICTION WRITING CLASS with Sarah Stuteville

August 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$40.00

Discover point-of-view writing that challenges assumptions of "expert voice." MAPPING YOUR VOICE with Sarah Stuteville The rise of online writing, communities, and activism has broadened audiences and created new venues for voices and writers. Readers are hungry for work that connects personal experiences to larger issues with transparency, vulnerability, and personality. This workshop will focus on point-of-view writing that challenges assumptions of "expert voice" and pushes the boundaries of what issue-based writing can be while encouraging participants to connect their passions and stories with…

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THE CRAFT OF WRITING SERIES: The Novel with Peter Geye and Rebecca Makkai

August 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, August 20, 2020

$150.00

The Craft of Writing Series is a three-week program that takes place virtually the first through third Thursdays of each month. Each month focuses on a different genre or form of writing. Thursday, August 6: Author Conversation Join acclaimed novelists Peter Geye and Rebecca Makkai for a conversation on the craft of writing the novel. Thursday, August 13: Interiority Complex with Rebecca Makkai The great advantage of prose (over theater, film, and life) is that we’re privy to characters’ interior…

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POETRY WORKSHOP with Katie Vagnino

August 11 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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$50.00

Develop methods for creating poems that are powerful, provocative, and unsettling. PROTEST POETRY with Katie Vagnino In this workshop, we will focus on poems that seek to challenge or disrupt the status quo in some fundamental way through their form, content, or both. We will examine how contemporary American poets use words to advocate for—and protest against—issues that matter to them. The best poetry of this genre strikes a balance between art and argument, and feels both personal and universal,…

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FICTION WRITING WORKSHOP with Sheila O’Connor

August 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$40.00

Explore the world of your story through exercises and prompts PLACE IN FICTION with Sheila O'Connor Whether we're placing our story in a familiar landscape, or inventing a fictional reality, the world our characters inhabit will shape their actions and their destinies. How do we create a world so vivid and convincing readers will feel as if they've actually inhabited that place? How do we develop the relationship between character, conflict, and setting? How can we use setting as a…

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THE CRAFT OF WRITING SERIES: The Novel with Peter Geye and Rebecca Makkai

August 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, August 20, 2020

$150.00

The Craft of Writing Series is a three-week program that takes place virtually the first through third Thursdays of each month. Each month focuses on a different genre or form of writing. Thursday, August 6: Author Conversation Join acclaimed novelists Peter Geye and Rebecca Makkai for a conversation on the craft of writing the novel. Thursday, August 13: Interiority Complex with Rebecca Makkai The great advantage of prose (over theater, film, and life) is that we’re privy to characters’ interior…

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PROSE WRITING WORKSHOP with Amy Hassinger

August 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$60.00

Explore the form looking to the work of others and following prompts to create your own lyrical essay WRITING THE LYRIC ESSAY with Amy Hassinger The lyric essay is a wide-open form that brings together music, poetry, and the associative movement of the mind. In this 3-hour Zoom workshop, we will explore the form, looking to the work of Anne Carson and Eula Biss for guidance, and will then try a lyric essay start ourselves, following a prompt. We’ll finish…

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THE CRAFT OF WRITING SERIES: The Novel with Peter Geye and Rebecca Makkai

August 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, August 20, 2020

$150.00

The Craft of Writing Series is a three-week program that takes place virtually the first through third Thursdays of each month. Each month focuses on a different genre or form of writing. Thursday, August 6: Author Conversation Join acclaimed novelists Peter Geye and Rebecca Makkai for a conversation on the craft of writing the novel. Thursday, August 13: Interiority Complex with Rebecca Makkai The great advantage of prose (over theater, film, and life) is that we’re privy to characters’ interior…

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