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Write On, Door County

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4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
920-868-1457

June 2022

AUTHOR MEET AND GREET

June 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Meet members of the Door County Published Authors Collective and talking with them about their paths to publication. Books will be available for sale and authors are happy to sign copies. Future Meet and Greets are scheduled for Saturday, August 6, and Saturday, November 5. Participating authors at today's Meet and Greet are: Judy DuCharme, author of nine books including, most recently, Addy of the Door Islands. Ann Heyse is the author of the children's picture books Good Morning, Door County…

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MEMOIR CLASS: Self-Reflection Writing

June 7 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Discover inner revelations by examining visual art SELF-REFLECTION WRITING THROUGH EXAMINING AN ART WORK Everyone carries an autobiography within themselves. Discover some inner revelations about yourself by selecting a work of art that speaks to you and write why you selected the work. Unpeel the layers of your preferences, passions and things in the artwork that may trigger cherished memories. Cynthia Kukla has been a lifelong artist and an art critic for 40+ years. She finds writing expressively about art…

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MULTIGENRE WORKSHOP: Writing Delight

June 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Bring joy to your writing and to yourself WRITING DELIGHT with Natalie Villacorta In 2016, the poet Ross Gay decided to write an essay every day about something that delighted him: a praying mantis, a flight attendant calling him "baby," the song "Stay" by Lisa Loeb. He discovered that "the more you study delight, the more delight there is to study." That is, when we look for delight, we find it. In this workshop, we will read selections from Gay's The…

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PROSE & POETRY CLASS: Writing Nature

June 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 2 days that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until June 17, 2022

Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Get started writing by reconnecting with nature in this three-part class FINDING THE MOTHER TREE: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest with Michael Brecke   We abuse land because we see it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.   Our ability to perceive quality in nature begins, as in art, with the pretty. It expands    The land ethic…

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PROSE & POETRY CLASS: Writing Nature

June 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 2 days that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until June 17, 2022

Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Get started writing by reconnecting with nature in this three-part class FINDING THE MOTHER TREE: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest with Michael Brecke   We abuse land because we see it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.   Our ability to perceive quality in nature begins, as in art, with the pretty. It expands    The land ethic…

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POETRY READING: Catherine Young

June 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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JOIN US FOR A CELEBRATION OF GEOSMIN, THE NEW POETRY COLLECTION BY CATHERINE YOUNG   In September of 2020, Catherine Young, a poet and writer from the Driftless region, spent a week in residence at Write On. During that time, she worked on several of the poems that are included in her new collection, Geosmin, published by Water's Edge Press. We are happy to celebrate this publication with Catherine with a reading and conversation about the poems. This event is…

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PROSE & POETRY CLASS: Writing Nature

June 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 2 days that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until June 17, 2022

Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Get started writing by reconnecting with nature in this three-part class FINDING THE MOTHER TREE: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest with Michael Brecke   We abuse land because we see it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.   Our ability to perceive quality in nature begins, as in art, with the pretty. It expands    The land ethic…

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July 2022

KIDS WOW! Week-long creative camp for ages 7 – 12

July 11 @ 9:00 am - July 15 @ 12:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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A week-long creative camp for writers ages 7 to 12   The amazing and incredible Kate McKy returns to Write On, Door County! A week with children's picture book author and journalist Katie McKy means so much more than writing! Write On is a big, beautiful place and Katie will squeeze every drop of fun and creativity out of the woods and out of the writers. Come ready to play, day after day, on paper and on the paths! For…

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YOUTH MULTIGENRE CLASS: For writers 13-16

July 11 @ 1:00 pm - July 15 @ 4:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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For writers ages 13 to 16 FIND YOUR OWN BEST VOICE with Stephen Titra Using the natural wonders of Door County as inspiration, we will practice a variety of exercises in style, form, and method. We will also explore the art of illustrated journaling and collaborative music lyric writing. We’ll begin by sharing some great writers who have written wisely about writing. Then we will focus on YOU: why you want to write, what you want to write about, who…

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MEMOIR WORKSHOP: Write Your Truth

July 18 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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WRITE YOUR TRUTH: Memoir and Personal Essay with Nadine Kenney-Johnstone   You want to write about a moment from your past, but you worry about what your real life characters, your readers, and your inner critic will say. How can you write the truth when there’s so much at stake? In this workshop, led by memoirist and personal essayist Nadine Kenney Johnstone, you will learn why it’s crucial for writers to write their truth. In this session, you will read…

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YOUTH PROGRAM: Writing and the Natural World

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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For writers ages 8 - 11 WRITING AND THE NATURAL WORLD with Elise Gregory Young writers ages 8 - 11 will explore writing fiction and poetry in the natural world during two 60-minute sessions. The first day, writers will learn how to use sensory details to describe an object and then use that object to leap into imaginary, verbal play. Students will share their work by reading out load to their peers and will be introduced to master poets, including…

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YOUTH PROGRAM: Writing and the Natural World

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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For writers ages 8 - 11 WRITING AND THE NATURAL WORLD with Elise Gregory Young writers ages 8 - 11 will explore writing fiction and poetry in the natural world during two 60-minute sessions. The first day, writers will learn how to use sensory details to describe an object and then use that object to leap into imaginary, verbal play. Students will share their work by reading out load to their peers and will be introduced to master poets, including…

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POETRY READING

July 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Enjoy a glass of wine, the summer sun, and great poetry with our writers-in-residence POETRY READING WITH CATHRYN COFELL, BRUCE DETHLEFSEN, C. KUBASTA   Join us for an evening of poetry, light refreshments, and good company as we present a reading by our writers-in-residence Cathryn Cofell, Bruce Dethlefsen, and C. Kubasta. This reading is free and open to the public. Weather permitting, the reading will be held outside. Some seating is available. Please feel free to bring a lawn chair…

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August 2022

RETREAT: Recharge Your Creative Battery

August 1 @ 9:00 am - August 4 @ 4:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Artist James Mihaley returns to Write On to offer his popular creativity retreat designed to get you writing! You may choose either the Monday/Tuesday session or the Wednesday/Thursday session. Do you know in your heart that you’re a writer but have never pursued the dream?  Or are you a seasoned writer who is struggling a bit, wondering if you’ve lost your creative spark?  Join us for two fun filled days of indulging your desire to put words on paper.  Participants…

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Writing on the Door | August Master Class Series: Fiction Session

August 8 @ 9:00 am - August 12 @ 11:30 am
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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The Writing On The Door Week-Long Master Class Series offers intensive sessions in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for intermediate to advanced writers NOVEL WRITING WORKSHOP WITH LAN SAMANTHA CHANG Session Description: This workshop is designed for people who are somewhere in the often surprising process of writing a novel. It's my goal to create a constructive and supportive novel writing community in which we will explore key aspects of the form and process. How does a novel differ from real life? What are the parts…

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Writing on the Door | August Master Class Series: Poetry Session

August 8 @ 12:00 pm - August 12 @ 2:30 pm
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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The Writing On The Door Week-Long Master Class Series offers intensive sessions in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for intermediate to advanced writers A GLIMPSE IN THE MIRROR: SEVEN POEMS WITH NAN COHEN Session Description: “We struggle all our lives,” observed the anthropologist Helen Fisher, “to know a few basic things about ourselves that the most casual passerby can tell us in a moment.” One of the most valuable aspects of a short poetry workshop is that we come to one…

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Writing on the Door | August Master Class Series: Nonfiction Session

August 8 @ 3:00 pm - August 12 @ 5:30 pm
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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The Writing On The Door Week-Long Master Class Series offers intensive sessions in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for intermediate to advanced writers WRITING ABOUT HOME AND FAMILY WITH KYOKO MORI Session Description: The age-old advice for writers— “Write what you know”—is helpful but incomplete.  When we are overly familiar with the subject matter and believe that we have all the answers, the writing we produce becomes flat because it lacks the sense of intrigue or discovery.  “Write what you know…

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MEMBER EVENT

August 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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A special event exclusively for Write On members! PROSE & POETRY READING WITH LAN SAMANTHA CHANG, NAN COHEN, AND KYOKO MORI Our members are the key to our success and we are so grateful for your support. As a way of saying thank you, we present a series of readings with nationally acclaimed artists that are open only to our members. These late afternoon gatherings are the perfect way to begin your evening. Wine, non-alcoholic beverages, and light refreshments will…

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PROSE WORKSHOP: Taste of Memory

August 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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MINT TEA AND SUGAR: TASTE OF MEMORY with Karolina Letunova In this generative two-hour workshop, we’ll use our sensory memory to prompt new writing. We’ll read examples of contemporary flash prose and the Japanese form of zuihitsu for short forms we can use. Using sensory prompts, we’ll write a lot! To close, we’ll discuss fiction versus nonfiction and how to build a longer work from shorter pieces. Come prepared with a notebook or laptop. Novice and experienced writers of all genres…

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September 2022

WRITING INTENSIVE: Becoming a Master Writer

September 19 @ 9:00 am - September 23 @ 12:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Take your writing to the next level by drilling deeper into the finer points of story telling BECOME A MASTER WRITER WITH JOHN DeDAKIS CLASS DESCRIPTION: Take your writing to the next level in this series of topic-specific workshops designed to drill deeper into the finer points of story telling: memoir, journaling, characterization, dialogue, and research. In addition, you’ll learn how to overcome writer’s block whether you’re a planner, or if you write by the seat of your pants.  By the…

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POETRY READING

September 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Join us for an early evening reading and conversation with Wisconsin Poet Laureate Dasha Kelly Hamilton This event needs to be rescheduled. Please watch our website for updates. We hope to have the new date confirmed by mid-April.    

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October 2022

MASTER CLASS: Poetry with Monica Youn

October 3 @ 9:00 am - October 7 @ 12:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Application based master class for advanced poets The Poet’s Toolkit with Monica Youn   About the Master Class: In this course, students will hone and sharpen their poetic craft through an intensive focus on the materials and techniques of their art form. Starting from the smallest increment of the poem – the individual word or sound, students will engage in a series of exercises that are designed to deepen their appreciation of structure, craft, and form. We will devote special…

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MEMBER EVENT

October 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Monica Youn A special event exclusively for Write On members! POETRY READING WITH MONICA YOUN Our members are the key to our success and we are so grateful for your support. As a way of saying thank you, we present a series of readings with nationally acclaimed artists that are open only to our members. These late afternoon gatherings are the perfect way to begin your evening. Wine, non-alcoholic beverages, and light refreshments will be available, with great company guaranteed.…

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FAMILY PROGRAM: An Autumnal Smelling Tour

October 29 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Pine. Cinnamon. Hot chocolate. Snow. The smells as autumn eases into winter are unmistakable and teleport us emotionally back into our personal histories. 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 tour is led by Jude Stewart, writer-in-residence and author of the book Revelations in Air: A Guidebook to Smell. We’ll start with a few exercises to warm up our smellers…

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