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Found Poetry with Prasanta Verma

Mar 04, 2023 1:00PM—2:30PM

Write On, Door County 4210 Juddville Rd. Fish Creek, WI 54212

Cost $30.00

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Find and create poems anywhere! In this workshop, we’ll discuss the idea of “found poetry,” look at a few examples, and use artifacts and texts from other sources as inspiration to create our own “found” poems. Join this workshop to jumpstart those creative juices, move past writer’s block, or as a catalyst for new inspiration.…

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Form Without Fuss: How to Write Formal Poetry in a Modern Voice with Katie Vagnino

Mar 25, 2023 1:00PM—4:00PM

Write On, Door County 4210 Juddville Rd. Fish Creek, WI 54212

Cost $60.00

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Formal poetry does NOT have to sound stilted or like it was written two hundred years ago. In this workshop, participants will learn how to infuse classic forms with contemporary syntax and language. The goal: to write poems that feel both timeless and relevant to today’s readers. We’ll also talk about how to incorporate formal…

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Radical Revision with Christina Clancy

Apr 10, 2023 12:00PM—3:00PM

Write On, Door County 4210 Juddville Rd. Fish Creek, WI 54212

Cost $75.00

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Not only can editing tighten and polish writing, it also provides an opportunity for writers to take chances, try new voices, and consider bigger picture changes to their work. In this workshop, we’ll write a short “snapshot” story and revise it many different ways: by changing the voice, tone, perspective, and genre. The teaching artist…

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Writing the Short Poem with Donna Hilbert

May 02, 2023 6:00PM—8:00PM

Write On, Door County 4210 Juddville Rd. Fish Creek, WI 54212

Cost $180.00

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This four-week class is a generative workshop with the target of writing poems of no more than 14 lines. We will consider what formal elements might heighten the impact of free verse and will look at what makes a poem memorable: first lines, last lines, music, meaning. Class meets in person Tuesdays, 6 – 8…

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Writing the Short Poem with Donna Hilbert

May 09, 2023 6:00PM—8:00PM

Write On, Door County 4210 Juddville Rd. Fish Creek, WI 54212

Cost $180.00

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This four-week class is a generative workshop with the target of writing poems of no more than 14 lines. We will consider what formal elements might heighten the impact of free verse and will look at what makes a poem memorable: first lines, last lines, music, meaning. Class meets in person Tuesdays, 6 – 8…

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Getting Published in Small Press Magazines with Hayley Haugen

May 11, 2023 6:00PM—8:00PM

Write On, Door County 4210 Juddville Rd. Fish Creek, WI 54212

Cost $40.00

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As both a poet and editor of a well-known poetry journal and press, Hayley Haugen will offer tips on getting printed in both online and print small press magazines. She will offer advice on what to do and what not to do from both the poet’s and the editor’s perspective. This class will be offered…

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Writing the Short Poem with Donna Hilbert

May 16, 2023 6:00PM—8:00PM

Write On, Door County 4210 Juddville Rd. Fish Creek, WI 54212

Cost $180.00

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This four-week class is a generative workshop with the target of writing poems of no more than 14 lines. We will consider what formal elements might heighten the impact of free verse and will look at what makes a poem memorable: first lines, last lines, music, meaning. Class meets in person Tuesdays, 6 – 8…

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Writing the Other with Sandra Jackson-Opoku

May 18, 2023 6:30PM—8:00PM

Online

Cost $30.00

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“Never judge another,” a Native American proverb instructs, “unless you have walked a mile in that one’s moccasins.” One crucial skill in the practice of the mastery of creative writing is that of empathetic imagination. On one hand, writers are often exhorted to “write what you know.” On the other hand, the emerging OWN Voices…

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The Wilderness Within with Tamara Madison

May 20, 2023 10:00AM—12:00PM

Write On, Door County 4210 Juddville Rd. Fish Creek, WI 54212

Cost $40.00

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Let’s take a tip from Mary Oliver and bring our pens and notebooks on a nature walk! We will share some nature poetry (bring a favorite poem along with you!) and take a walk through the natural beauty of Write On’s property. We’ll then do some writing and have a discussion on the subject of…

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Writing the Short Poem with Donna Hilbert

May 23, 2023 6:00PM—8:00PM

Write On, Door County 4210 Juddville Rd. Fish Creek, WI 54212

Cost $180.00

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This four-week class is a generative workshop with the target of writing poems of no more than 14 lines. We will consider what formal elements might heighten the impact of free verse and will look at what makes a poem memorable: first lines, last lines, music, meaning. Class meets in person Tuesdays, 6 – 8…

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