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May 2019

WRITING THE CATASTROPHE: Singing in Dark Times with Donna Hilbert

May 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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$90.00

In the dark times Will there also be singing? Yes, there will also be singing. About the dark times. -- Bertolt Brecht What cannot be said will be wept. -- Sappho We all carry them: stories of loss and regret so overwhelming and painful we cannot find an entry point from which to write. Yet, we cannot put the stories behind us. Sometimes we nurture the illusion that we might write one Big Poem and then be done with it.…

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THE WILDNESS WITHIN: A Writing and Nature Workshop with Tamara Madison

May 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The Ridges Sanctuary, 8166 Highway 57
Baileys Harbor, 54202
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Write On presents a special free workshop in collaboration with The Ridges Sanctuary in celebration of their annual Festival of Nature with California poet Tamara Madison. All ages are welcome! We will gather at the Nature Center to begin the program.  Let's take a tip from Mary Oliver and bring our pens and notebooks on a nature walk! In fact, bring your favorite nature poem, too, to share as we get started. In this workshop, we will closely examine the natural…

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June 2019

MUSIC AS LITERARY INFLUENCE with Vida Cross

June 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Glas Coffeehouse, 67 E. Maple St.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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Writers have long been influenced by jazz, gospel, blues, and classical music. Two notable examples are Toni Morrison and James Baldwin. As a blues poet, Vida Cross wrote the collection Bronzeville at Night: 1949, rooted in the history of blues music and blues literature. She will discuss her process and led participants in writing exercises inspired by music. To register online for the workshop, please click here. For other registration options, please call 920-868-1457. A 2018 Pushcart nominee, Vida Cross’…

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THE WRITING OF POETRY AS HISTORICAL UNDERSTANDING with Sylvia Cavanaugh

June 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Gibraltar Town Hall, 4176 Maple St.
Fish Creek, 54212
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A SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY OFFERED FREE TO TEACHERS Just as in the discipline of history, poetry involves making connections between things. Poetry also represents a powerful way for students to express an understanding of historical sources. Asking students to respond poetically to primary sources, in particular, allows students to engage their creativity and even their own personal narratives in exploring what voices from the past have to tell us.  Poet and educator Sylvia Cavanaugh leads a two-hour workshop designed especially for…

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WRITING THE NATURAL WORLD with Michael Brecke

June 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 2 days that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Friday, June 28, 2019

Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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$135.00

The birds and the bees and the flowers and the trees and your best animal friends from today or yesteryear. We will write stories about the natural world and those things in the natural world that we can see and touch and even taste. We will write about our animal friends they are always more than pets. This will be a writing class and what we will be doing is writing. Each class will feature an opening to discuss the topic…

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WRITING THE NATURAL WORLD with Michael Brecke

June 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 2 days that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Friday, June 28, 2019

Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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$135.00

The birds and the bees and the flowers and the trees and your best animal friends from today or yesteryear. We will write stories about the natural world and those things in the natural world that we can see and touch and even taste. We will write about our animal friends they are always more than pets. This will be a writing class and what we will be doing is writing. Each class will feature an opening to discuss the topic…

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WRITING THE NATURAL WORLD with Michael Brecke

June 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 2 days that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Friday, June 28, 2019

Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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$135.00

The birds and the bees and the flowers and the trees and your best animal friends from today or yesteryear. We will write stories about the natural world and those things in the natural world that we can see and touch and even taste. We will write about our animal friends they are always more than pets. This will be a writing class and what we will be doing is writing. Each class will feature an opening to discuss the topic…

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July 2019

ORGANIC FORM: Seven Steps to Finding Your Plot with Kelly Daniels

July 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

You've got a great story. But where to start? Where to end? What to put in the middle? The art of storytelling is the art of choosing, arranging, amplifying, summarizing, and cutting ... in short, it's the act of discovering meaning without form. After a brief lecture, we will move through a seven-step exercise designed to help uncover the organic structure buried within your story. These steps include: Brainstorming narrative events Evaluating whether and event should be dramatized as scene,…

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KIDS WOW!: Comics and Graphic Novels with Aaron Renier

July 22 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Friday, July 26, 2019

Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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$175.00

Creativity Camp for Kids July 22nd - 26th is recommended for students who will be entering 6th through 8th grades in September 2019.  Experiment with visual storytelling through the contemporary art forms of alternative comics and graphic novels! This week-long camp introduces a variety of comic making practices and techniques, such as writing, storyboarding, penciling, inking, and prepress preparation. Using pen and ink, students will complete a narrative-driven comic and walk away with their work in an actual comic book! Class will…

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KIDS WOW!: Comics and Graphic Novels with Aaron Renier

July 23 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Friday, July 26, 2019

Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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$175.00

Creativity Camp for Kids July 22nd - 26th is recommended for students who will be entering 6th through 8th grades in September 2019.  Experiment with visual storytelling through the contemporary art forms of alternative comics and graphic novels! This week-long camp introduces a variety of comic making practices and techniques, such as writing, storyboarding, penciling, inking, and prepress preparation. Using pen and ink, students will complete a narrative-driven comic and walk away with their work in an actual comic book! Class will…

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