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November 2019

OFFICE CLOSED

November 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The Write On, Door County office will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday. This holiday, take time to write down those things that fill you with gratitude.

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December 2019

Great Lakes/Great Books Discussion Group

December 5 @ 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 Ogallala Blue: Water and Life on the Great Plains by William Ashworth. Ogallala Blue is the story of a crucial, dwindling natural resource: an invisible ocean of fresh water under the High Plains. The Ogallala Aquifer that lies deep beneath the Great Plains from Texas to Colorado contains enough water to fill Lake Erie…

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DEADLINE: Submit Your Poems for Words On Fire!

December 6

Write On, Door County partners with Door Community Auditorium to present Words on Fire for the Fireside Coffeehouse Series 2020.  The program, an eclectic selection of poems and music, will be presented at the auditorium on Saturday, February 29. We are happy to continue Words on Fire and are putting out a call for poems.  Remember, February 29 is Leap Day and our theme is eclectic, so have some fun!  Poems should be your own and may be new or…

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MIXED GENRES: A CHRISTMAS SMELLING TOUR with Jude Stewart

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Ridges Sanctuary, 8166 Highway 57
Baileys Harbor, 54202
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Pine. Cinnamon. Gingerbread. Snow. The smells of Christmas are unmistakeable and teleport us emotionally back into our personal histories. Write On, Door County and the Ridges invite you to stretch your senses and expand your notions of what smells mean and how they influence our feelings, thoughts and expectations. Suitable for all ages, this 30-45 minute guided tour is led by Jude Stewart, current writer-in-residence at Write On and author of the forthcoming book The Portable Nose: A Field Guide…

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FICTION WRITING: The Role of Place in Fiction with Janice Deal and Katie Shonk

December 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Door County Community Foundation, 222 N. Third Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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Writers-in-residence Janice Deal and Katie Shonk offer a special fiction writing workshop based on place. Setting has played a critical role in both of our writing, serving almost as a central character in our completed books and works in progress. Drawing on passages by some of our favorite writers, we will explore with participants how they can use setting to deepen the emotional lives of their characters, build plot and suspense, convey community and history, and heighten satire and humor.…

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MIXED GENRES: TREASURE HUNT WRITING with Jenny Magnus

December 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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JOIN US THE MORNING OF THE WINTER SOLSTICE FOR A SPECIAL FAMILY-FRIENDLY EVENT!   Writing is a physical activity.  Being in your body and moving around then stopping to write is like collecting clues for an unknown treasure.  Treasure Hunt Writing takes the process of putting words on paper and moves it out into nature, into the imagination, into the body.  Participants will spend some time outside (even in the cold!) collecting ideas and fragments of writing, and following a kind…

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OFFICE CLOSED

December 25

Write On's office is closed for the Christmas holiday.

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NEW YEAR’S WRITING RESOLUTIONS: Make 2020 Matter with Baptiste and Miranda Paul

December 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

As writers, we often make New Year's resolutions—but we can be easily tempted to give up if the outcomes are out of our control. Author Baptiste Paul and author/literary agent Miranda Paul will supply writers with easy to intermediate steps for improving your craft and your network as you work toward publication. In this festive holiday session, come evaluate your personal journey and expectations, and choose attainable goals that make working toward your dream more enjoyable. If you'd like to…

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January 2020

Great Lakes/Great Books Discussion Group

Thursday, January 2, 2020 @ 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 The Making of Pioneer Wisconsin: Voices of Early Settlers by Michael E. Stevens. From the mid-1830s through the 1850s, more than a half million people settled in Wisconsin. While traveling in ships and wagons, establishing homes, and forming new communities, these men, women, and children recorded their experiences in letters, diaries, and newspaper…

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February 2020

Great Lakes/Great Books Discussion Group

Thursday, February 6, 2020 @ 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 Stuck in Manistique by Dennis Cuesta. Near the midpoint of the Upper Peninsula, along a Lake Michigan bend of shore, is the town of Manistique, Michigan. Mark had never heard of Manistique before the death of his estranged aunt, but as sole beneficiary of Vivian's estate, he travels there to settle her affairs.…

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