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August 2019

RECHARGE YOUR CREATIVE BATTERY II with James Mihaley

August 1 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Thursday, August 1, 2019

Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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$150.00

In this advanced workshop, you will refine your ability to be spontaneously prolific. By producing several thousand words in two days, you will journey deeper and deeper into your own fecundity, banishing all doubts that you don't have what it takes. A relaxed and playful atmosphere, infused with unity and team spirit, will bring out the best in you. This workshop is open to writers who have already taken Recharge I. It is also open to those who have participated…

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POETRY MEETS MUSIC: A Collaboration with Midsummer’s Music

August 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hope Church, 141 S. 12th Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, 54235
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Write On is pleased to enter our fourth year of collaboration with Midsummer’s Music! Local and visiting poets were asked to create original poems based on music to be played at one of Midsummer’s concerts. Poets were sent a CD of music to be performed the night of their concert, but with no information as to the composers or other details. Poets were asked to write a poem or poems in response to the emotions evoked by the music they heard. Music…

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WRITERS’ CRITIQUE GROUP

August 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, August 19, 2019

Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Are you a writer looking for feedback on your work? You are welcome to join the new Writers' Critique Group, meeting bi-weekly at the Coop this summer! Writers of all kinds are welcome. Bring your poems or prose and have an opportunity to read your work aloud followed by constructive comments from other members of the group. It's a great way to test out some of your writing! The group will meet in Norb Blei's Coop, located behind the Write…

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LIVE-LIT STORYTELLING: From Page to Stage with Jeremy Owens

August 8 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Margaret Lockwood Gallery, 7 S. Second Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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$60.00

Everyone has a story to tell. What’s yours? If you’ve always wanted to share your writing in front of a live audience, this class is for you. We'll generate story ideas, workshop writing, discuss the best ways to perform your work for an audience, and cover tips and tricks to squelch your fears and deliver a great reading ...  all in a safe and supportive environment. This class will culminate in a live-lit/storytelling performance before a live audience. Please note:…

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ART/SPEAKS at Edgewood Orchard Galleries

August 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Edgewood Orchard Galleries, 4140 Peninsula Players Rd.
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Write On, Door County is pleased to partner again this season with Edgewood Orchard Galleries on 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. Exhibit III features works by Michele Dangelo, Judi Ekholm, Marcia McDonough, Jim Rose and Leslie Wu. About Art/Speaks: The practice of using words to comment on a piece of visual art—ekphrasis—is an ancient…

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THE CROSS GENRE NOVEL with Cynthia Swanson

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Nicolet National Bank, 2477 S. Bay Shore Dr.
Sister Bay, WI
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$25.00

Often, agents and publishers want authors to box their novels into a genre for presentation -- in queries, in marketing plans, in social media positioning. But what if your historical novel also features a zombie? What if your sci-fi story has strong elements of romance? Must you define genre? How do you attract fans of multiple genres? In this seminar, we will talk about successful cross genre novels, how they're positioned in the marketplace, and how to effectively promote your…

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THE GREAT BELIEVERS: A Special Book Discussion

August 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please join Write On and Door County Library for a conversation about Rebecca Makkai’s highly lauded novel The Great Believers (National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize finalist, winner of the ALA Carnegie Medal and LA Times Book Prize), led by Write On resident Zoe Zolbrod (Currency, The Telling). The Great Believers is set in contemporary Paris and in 1980s Chicago, with a significant plot line occurring in Door County. Zoe, who’s in a writing group with Rebecca, will have interviewed her prior to the…

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MEMBER EVENT: Walk in the Words

August 19 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Walk in the Words combines two of our favorite things: the beauty of nature and the joy of poetry! Join other Write On members for a walk along the quarter-mile path on the south side of our property. Along the way, Write On staff and board members will read short poems including poems written by Write On residents about our property. Feel free to bring your own favorite nature poetry (written by you or by another poet) to share. Coffee and…

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WRITERS’ CRITIQUE GROUP

August 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, August 19, 2019

Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Are you a writer looking for feedback on your work? You are welcome to join the new Writers' Critique Group, meeting bi-weekly at the Coop this summer! Writers of all kinds are welcome. Bring your poems or prose and have an opportunity to read your work aloud followed by constructive comments from other members of the group. It's a great way to test out some of your writing! The group will meet in Norb Blei's Coop, located behind the Write…

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WRITING HOME GROUND: A Reading and Workshop with Alison Townsend

August 20 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
The Ridges Sanctuary, 8166 Highway 57
Baileys Harbor, 54202
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