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April 2020

Art/Speaks: Virtual Writing Lab

April 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until Friday, May 8, 2020

Ekphrasis is an ages-old practice of reacting to one art form in another. It includes all of the arts such as dance, visual art, music and theater. The Art/Speaks program of Write On, Door County invites writers to view visual art and react ekphrastically with poems, essays, short stories or plays. Usually, this program takes place at galleries around the county: quarterly at Margaret Lockwood Gallery in Sturgeon Bay; monthly during Edgewood Orchard Galleries’ season in Fish Creek; and periodically…

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WRITING PRACTICE CLASS with Robin Sauerwein

April 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00pm, repeating until Friday, April 24, 2020

Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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$150.00

We regret that this program has been cancelled due to concerns over the COVID-19 crisis. Please watch our website for updates on alternative options for taking part in this opportunity.  Learn tips for establishing a regular writing routine. DEVELOPING A WRITING HABIT with Robin Sauerwein Would you like to start a regular writing routine but aren’t sure how to begin? This week-long class is ideal for you! Instructor Robin Sauerwein will focus on setting goals each day while experimenting with…

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WRITE ON IN THE COMMUNITY: SkyWriting with Northern Sky Theater at Door County Schools

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

We regret that these programs have been cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns and school closures. Write On and Northern Sky Theater collaborate on offering in-school creative writing workshops at area elementary, middle, and high schools. Using fun-filled prompts and activities, we will encourage students to write on the theme of nature. Writing workshops will take place throughout winter and spring. Representatives from Write On and Northern Sky will collect these writings and select a number to be adapted to music.…

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WRITE ON IN THE COMMUNITY: SkyWriting with Northern Sky Theater and Door County Schools

April 28 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Gibraltar Area School, 3924 Highway 42
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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We regret that these programs have been cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns and school closures. Write On and Northern Sky Theater collaborate on offering in-school creative writing workshops at area elementary, middle, and high schools. Using fun-filled prompts and activities, we will encourage students to write on the theme of nature. Writing workshops will take place throughout winter and spring. Representatives from Write On and Northern Sky will collect these writings and select a number to be adapted to music.…

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WRITE ON IN THE COMMUNITY: SkyWriting with Northern Sky Theater and Door County Schools

April 29 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Gibraltar Area School, 3924 Highway 42
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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We regret that these programs have been cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns and school closures. Write On and Northern Sky Theater collaborate on offering in-school creative writing workshops at area elementary, middle, and high schools. Using fun-filled prompts and activities, we will encourage students to write on the theme of nature. Writing workshops will take place throughout winter and spring. Representatives from Write On and Northern Sky will collect these writings and select a number to be adapted to music.…

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May 2020

WRITING ON THE DOOR: Fiction Conference

May 1 - May 2
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An event every 2 days that begins at 12:00am, repeating until Saturday, May 2, 2020

We regret that this conference has been cancelled due to concerns related to the COVID-19 crisis. Please watch our website for updates on upcoming fiction writing offerings.  Join us for two days of craft seminars, workshops, conversations, and presentations on the art of writing fiction! Whether you have a manuscript in progress or are just beginning to think about writing short stories or novels, this conference has something for you! World-class faculty includes Nickolas Butler, Lan Samantha Chang, Peter Ho…

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Art/Speaks: Virtual Writing Lab

May 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until Friday, May 8, 2020

Ekphrasis is an ages-old practice of reacting to one art form in another. It includes all of the arts such as dance, visual art, music and theater. The Art/Speaks program of Write On, Door County invites writers to view visual art and react ekphrastically with poems, essays, short stories or plays. Usually, this program takes place at galleries around the county: quarterly at Margaret Lockwood Gallery in Sturgeon Bay; monthly during Edgewood Orchard Galleries’ season in Fish Creek; and periodically…

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WRITE ON IN THE COMMUNITY: SkyWriting with Northern Sky Theater at Door County Schools

May 4 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

We regret that these programs have been cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns and school closures. Write On and Northern Sky Theater collaborate on offering in-school creative writing workshops at area elementary, middle, and high schools. Using fun-filled prompts and activities, we will encourage students to write on the theme of nature. Writing workshops will take place throughout winter and spring. Representatives from Write On and Northern Sky will collect these writings and select a number to be adapted to music.…

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Great Lakes/Great Books Discussion Group

May 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison Ave
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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OUR MONTHLY BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP HAS BEEN MOVED ONLINE! TO JOIN, PLEASE CONTACT FRANK@FRANKROBERT.NET  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 Misunderstood Mission of Jean Nicolet: Uncovering the Story of the 1634 Journey by Patrick J. Jung. So, all those stories of Jean Nicolet’s landing in Wisconsin—of the French explorer stepping off a canoe at Green Bay wearing silken robes…

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POETRY WRITING CLASS with Donna Hilbert

May 7 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, May 28, 2020

Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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$180.00

Through writing exercises and discussion of poems, participants will gain the tools they need to write poems of loss and regret.  THE POEMS WE CARRY with Donna Hilbert What cannot be said will be wept -- Sappho We all carry them--those stories of loss and regret so overwhelming and painful that we cannot find an entry point from which to write. Yet, we can't put the stories behind us. Sometimes we have the illusion that we might write one big…

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