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November 2019

WRITE ON IN THE COMMUNITY: Jennifer Morales at Southern Door High School

November 8 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Friday, November 8, 2019

Southern Door High School, 2073 County Road DK
Brussels, WI 54204 United States
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As part of our community outreach programs, writer-in-residence Jennifer Morales will spend two days working with freshmen at Southern Door High School on creative writing projects. This program is open only to Southern Door students. Jennifer Morales is a poet, fiction writer, and performance artist whose work deals with questions of gender, identity, complicity, and harm. A Beloit College graduate (1991, Modern Languages and Literatures), Jennifer received her MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University-Los Angeles in 2011. She served…

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NaNoWriMo: Nanofiction

November 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Baileys Harbor Library, 2392 County Road F
Baileys Harbor, 54202
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It's that time of year again! National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is in full swing! Write On partners with Door County Library to present a special class on nanofiction. Whether you are working on a novel or interested in getting started in writing fiction, nanofiction is a great way to begin or to awaken new ideas. Nanofiction are very short stories, as brief as 55 words. We will explore various forms of short fiction and provide prompts to get you…

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MEMBER EVENT: Book Journaling for Beginners

November 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
One Barrel, 4633 Market St.
Egg Harbor, 54209 United States
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  Did I read this already? Have you ever asked yourself this question after the first few pages of a book? Or wish you could recall a nugget of wisdom or great line from a novel you read? Book Journaling is a great way to keep track of what you have read in an organized way! Grace Johnson, of the Peninsula Pulse, leads this special event just for Write On members. Not a member? Join now! Please bring a journal and…

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ART/SPEAKS at Kress Pavilion

November 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Write On, Door County partners with the Public Arts Initiative of Egg Harbor to present 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. 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 of ekphrasis occurs in The…

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DOODLE LOVE: Book Signing with Anne Emerson

November 23 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Novel Bay Books, 44 N. 3rd Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235

Anne Emerson, a founding board member of Write On, Door County, has published her first picture book! Doodle Love celebrates the joy and love of those wonderful dogs. A portion of sales from the book will benefit Write On. "This utterly charming, engaging treasure will be loved by big and little readers both." -- Naomi Shihab Nye, author of numerous collections of poetry including, most recently, Voices in the Air: Poems for Listeners.   "This is a fun picture book not only…

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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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OFFICE CLOSED

November 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Friday, November 29, 2019

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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MIXED GENRES: THE SCENTS OF CHRISTMAS 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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