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July 2020

AUTHOR READING AND CONVERSATION with Ted O’Connell

July 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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A new literary suspense novel K: A NOVEL Reading and Conversation with author Ted O'Connell Professor Francis Kauffman has unwittingly landed himself in prison where he’s faced with an insurmountable task: execute a fellow inmate. Charged with igniting a political insurrection amongst his students at a university in Beijing, Kauffman is sent to the notorious Kun Chong Prison, where his existence grows stranger by the hour as he struggles with the weight of his imprisonment and his incurable need to…

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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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FAMILY DAYS: Get Up and Go!

July 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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A peaceful, nature filled trail may be all it takes to get those creative juices flowing and start writing! A free opportunity to explore and create for families, especially those with elementary aged children! Take a walk through the pages of a book -- Get Up and Go! by Nancy Carlson. With prompts to promote exercise and physical activity, you and your children will be kept busy as you explore the south trail of Write On's property. Bring your own…

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VIRTUAL INTERNATIONAL LAMPLIGHT RESIDENCY

July 19 @ 8:00 am - July 24 @ 8:00 pm

International Lamplight Residency with Mark Doty, Michelle de Kretser, Carol Major, and Graywolf Press CO-PRESENTED BY WRITE ON AND VARUNA, THE NATIONAL WRITERS' HOUSE, KATOOMBA, NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA  A SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY FOR FORMER WRITE ON RESIDENTS Join us for a very special online residency and enjoy the support of Write On and Varuna , the National Writers' House, located in New South Wales, Australia, the camaraderie of fellow writers from the USA and Australia, unique professional development opportunities, and…

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PLAYWRIGHTS’ COLLECTIVE CRITIQUE GROUP

July 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until Monday, October 19, 2020

Write On is proud to partner with the Playwrights' Collective to present a virtual critique group for playwrights and scriptwriters to gather and discuss their work. Join us twice a month to discover what the group is doing or to hear your work read aloud. This group is presented free of charge and is open to writers of any experience level, adults and high school students. The group will meet on the 1st & 3rd Monday of the month at…

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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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PLAYWRIGHTS’ COLLECTIVE CRITIQUE GROUP

August 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until Monday, October 5, 2020

Write On is proud to partner with the Playwrights' Collective to present a virtual critique group for playwrights and scriptwriters to gather and discuss their work. Join us twice a month to discover what the group is doing or to hear your work read aloud. This group is presented free of charge and is open to writers of any experience level, adults and high school students. The group will meet on the 1st & 3rd Monday of the month at…

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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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