Write On, Door County offers several new online programs this fall for writers at all levels, including one-time workshops as well and on-going classes.
“More Grammar for Writers,” led by Tara DaPra, is a two-part series that will review some of those long-forgotten rules of grammar and explore how choices of syntax and diction define a writer’s voice. The class meets Sept. 9 and Sept. 16, 11 am – 12 pm, cost $40. DaPra is Associate Professor of English and Writing Foundations at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.
Award-winning author Anika Fajardo offers “Memory, Meaning, and Metaphor in Memoir” on Sept. 12, 6-8 pm, cost $40. Writers will dig deeper into their own experiences to find those pieces of truth that make a story universal. Fajardo is the author of the memoir Magical Realism for Non-Believers as well as several books for young readers.
Two four-week online classes begin in October. “Writing the Humorous Personal Essay,” led by Jeremy Owens, offers an in-depth look at various forms of personal funny essays. The class begins Oct. 4, 7-9 pm, cost $160. The “The Art of Brevity,” led by Robin Sauerwein, will explore flash fiction and memoir, prose poems and other very short forms. The class begins Oct. 24, 6-8 pm, cost $160.
A limited number of scholarships are available for these programs. For more information, visit writeondoorcounty.org.