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August 2019

POETRY MEETS MUSIC: A Collaboration with Midsummer’s Music

August 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Write On is pleased to enter our fourth year of collaboration with Midsummer’s Music! 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 heard. Music…

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September 2019

POETRY MEETS MUSIC: A Collaboration with Midsummer’s Music

September 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bjorklunden, 7590 Boynton Lane
Baileys Harbor, WI 54202
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Write On is pleased to enter our fourth year of collaboration with Midsummer’s Music! 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 heard. Music…

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WRITING YOUR MEMORIES with Ann Martin-Fornaciari

September 4 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Trinity Lutheran Church, 1763 Town Line Rd.
Washington Island, WI 54246 United States
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Do you have stories to share? What stories have shaped your life now or in the past? Are there any stories that have a purpose you want to pass on to others or just whimsical moments that made you laugh? In this workshop, your memories will pour out on paper. You will think about your sweetest, most exciting, and most special moments; about experiences you had growing up and years gone by. Simple steps to jog your memory will start…

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STORIES AROUND THE FIRE: A Reading and Conversation with Carol Dunbar

September 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Join us around the campfire outside The Coop, Norb Blei's writing studio, for a reading by and discussion with author Carol Dunbar, winner of the 2018 Hal Prize in Fiction for her short story "Saving Stobs," selected by novelist Peter Geye. Light refreshments will be served. Limited seating is available; feel free to bring your own lawn chair or blanket. In the event of inclement weather, the program will be moved inside. The program is free; goodwill donations encouraged. Carol…

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PIZZAZZ! Sparking Ideas for Creative Writers with Kim Suhr

September 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Margaret Lockwood Gallery, 7 S. Second Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Nothing to write about?!? Impossible! In "Pizzazz!," writers will participate in activities and exercises that wake up the creative side of their brains and open up a world of new writing. Ideas are all around us if we train our eyes to see them. To register online, please click here. For other registration options, please call 920-868-1457 or email info@writeondoorcounty.org. Kim Suhr is author of the Nothing to Lose (Cornerstone Press, 2018), Maybe I’ll Learn: Snapshots of a Novice Mom (2012) and co-author of the…

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WRITING YOUR MEMORIES with Ann Martin-Fornaciari

September 11 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Trinity Lutheran Church, 1763 Town Line Rd.
Washington Island, WI 54246 United States
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Do you have stories to share? What stories have shaped your life now or in the past? Are there any stories that have a purpose you want to pass on to others or just whimsical moments that made you laugh? In this workshop, your memories will pour out on paper. You will think about your sweetest, most exciting, and most special moments; about experiences you had growing up and years gone by. Simple steps to jog your memory will start…

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ART/SPEAKS at Edgewood Orchard Galleries

September 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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. Exhibit IV features artists Olga Ganoudis, Susan Hale, Tom Nachreiner and George Shipperley. About Art/Speaks: The practice of using words to comment on a piece of visual art—ekphrasis—is an ancient one. One of…

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EVERYBODY ANSWERED THE PHONE: A Workshop in Revision with JoAnn Balingit

September 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Poet JoAnn Balingit will offer a talk and a writing workshop on the process of revision. She will walk participants through six drafts of a poem she wrote, from notebook scribble to lyric elegy. What began as a description of a bird became an alternate vision of her father with whom, via agency of the poem, she could share sorrow. The revision workshop leads students through exercises meant to consider how well a poem's surface narrative communicated the emotional impulse…

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WRITING YOUR MEMORIES with Ann Martin-Fornaciari

September 18 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Trinity Lutheran Church, 1763 Town Line Rd.
Washington Island, WI 54246 United States
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Do you have stories to share? What stories have shaped your life now or in the past? Are there any stories that have a purpose you want to pass on to others or just whimsical moments that made you laugh? In this workshop, your memories will pour out on paper. You will think about your sweetest, most exciting, and most special moments; about experiences you had growing up and years gone by. Simple steps to jog your memory will start…

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WASHINGTON ISLAND LITERARY FESTIVAL

September 19 @ 12:00 pm - September 22 @ 12:00 pm
Trueblood Performing Arts Center, 870 Main Road
Washington Island, WI 54246
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Write On, Door County is pleased to be a collaborative partner in the annual Washington Island Literary Festival. Generational: How We Build, Grow, and Change is the theme for the 7th annual Washington Island Literary Festival. This year's authors are Paula Carter, Jane Hamilton, Rebecca Makkai, Bao Phi, Scott Russell Sanders, and Luis Alberto Urrea. A community creative lab will be held on Thursday, September 19th. Writing workshops will be offered on Friday, September 20th. Author talks and panel discussions are scheduled for…

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