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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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June 2019

Door County Mystery Writers Critique Group

June 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day First of the month, repeating until Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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The Door County Mystery Writers Critique Group will meet the first Tuesday of every month at 11 am. The purpose of the group is to offer critiques of pages, outlines, synopsis, and query letters, as well as exchanging ideas about plots, etc. The group is facilitated by local writer James Jordan. Find the support and encouragement you need to keep your mystery going!

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MAGICK AND ALCHEMY

June 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sturgeon Bay Public Library, 107 S. Fourth Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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Before Isaac Newton was a world- famous scientist, he was a lonely boy who lived in the attic of the apothecary’s house. In the apothecary’s workshop, he could watch what he (and everyone else in those times) believed was magic. But what, exactly, did apothecaries and alchemists DO? Why did they believe it was magic? And how could someone who believed in magic—and grew up to be the world’s greatest alchemist—ALSO discover the secrets of the universe? Find out at…

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Best Book I Never Read

June 13 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Door County Brewing Company, 8099 Highway 57
Baileys Harbor, 54202
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We’ve all done it. Our high school English teacher or a college lit professor assigned a novel that we had every good intention of reading, but time slipped away. So, the night before the exam, we scanned the Cliff Notes or watched the film adaptation. We didn’t do so well on the exam. Here’s a chance to read those books without having to worry about your grade point average! Enjoy some of the fine crafted beers of Starboard Brewing Company…

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WRiTERS NiGHT: LGBTQ Edition

June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tambourine Lounge, Holiday Music Motel, 59 N. Second Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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As part of Open Door Pride week, Tambourine Lounge and Write On, Door County partner to bring a special LGBTQ+ WRiTERS NiGHT! Regular host Cathy Grier, a founding member of Open Door Pride, leads this special curated event. We are seeking LGBTQ+ related original songs, spoken word pieces, prose or poetry. Readers have a maximum time limit of 10 minutes. Only 12 spots area available and are certain to fill up fast! If you are interested in reading,  please contact…

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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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July 2019

Door County Mystery Writers Critique Group

July 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day First of the month, repeating until Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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The Door County Mystery Writers Critique Group will meet the first Tuesday of every month at 11 am. The purpose of the group is to offer critiques of pages, outlines, synopsis, and query letters, as well as exchanging ideas about plots, etc. The group is facilitated by local writer James Jordan. Find the support and encouragement you need to keep your mystery going!

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ART/SPEAKS: A Free Writing Lab

July 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Margaret Lockwood Gallery, 7 S. Second Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Write On, Door County is pleased to partner with Margaret Lockwood Gallery on Art/Speaks, a free writing lab encouraging people to write in response to the images on exhibit. Led by an accomplished writer, these 60-minute writing activities are perfect for both beginning and advanced writers in any genre. Sessions are offered quarterly throughout the year. About Art/Speaks: The practice of using words to comment on a piece of visual art—ekphrasis—is an ancient one. One of the earliest and most commonly cited forms…

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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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