Workshops

(See agenda and special events page» for an at a glance look at the whole 3 days)

Please be sure to click on the “Supply list and welcome letter” link for each workshop you plan to attend. These documents contain important information regarding necessary supplies, tips from the instructor, as well as any pre-class assignments and submission deadlines.

What the letters in your workshop codes mean: The letters refer to the specific session (timeslot).

Workshops labeled A run from 8-10am.
Workshops labeled B run 10:15am-12:15pm.
Workshops labeled AB run from 8am-12:15pm and include a 15-minute break.

Workshops labeled C run 1:30-3:30pm.
Workshops labeled D run 3:45-5:45pm.
Workshops labeled CD run 1:30-5:45pm and include a 15-minute break.

The Y label refers to Yoga For Every Body, which runs from 6:45-7:45am and 6-7pm.


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Visual Arts  |  Culinary Arts  |  Mind/Body/Spirit  |   Performing Arts  |   Writing

Visual Arts

NEW ACT Like You Mean It:  Toolkit for Writers, Artists and Performers (see also Performing Arts and Writing)

Instructor, Bob Curry. Click for bio»

Ready to pitch your writing to an agent? Find a gallery to represent your art?  Perform for an audience or speak in public? This acting course helps you polish your personal brand, develop your talking points—or even your “elevator speech.”  Learn to distill your message and communicate your passions effectively. Classic acting techniques and a look in the mirror will ready you to greet your public with confidence. All levels.

B402 • 10:15am-12:15pm • $120 • Materials fee: NA

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Advanced Design in Watermedia

Instructor, Mary Ann Inman. Click for bio»

Explore abstract and representational art based on design theory using watercolor and other water-based media. Or, continue with self-directed design projects. This workshop and open studio gives you an opportunity to embrace freedom by exploring abstraction, exploring another angle on realism, and learning how to apply basic design principles to compose using only line, color, value, shape, or texture. Expect to make multiple smaller works quickly, then review your grouping of designs produced to select the most successful. Learn to evaluate your own work using contrast-and-compare principles like movement, vibration, harmony, scale, variety, unity, and emotional content. Intermediate.

AB102 • 8am-12:15pm • $240 • Materials fee: $10

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NEW Designing in Copper: Patina with Pizzazz!

Instructor, Elizabeth R Griggs. Click for bio»

painting with waxPendants, earrings or objets d’art made from copper, oh my! Design and create multiple pieces from pre-treated copper sheets. Use traditional cutting, filing, sanding, oxidation, and sealing techniques together with a contemporary colored pencil patina. Complete your art pieces with silver wire fasteners and black cording for wearable art. Learn metalsmith skills and material resources that you can continue to use at home. Beginning.

CD103 • 1:30-5:45pm • $240 • Materials fee: $30

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Encaustics 101: The Art of Painting with Beeswax

Instructor, Ashley Gordon. Click for bio»

painting with waxEncaustic painting, also known as hot wax painting, involves using heated wax to which colored pigments are added. The liquid/paste is then applied to a surface—usually prepared wood, although other materials are often used. Encaustic art has seen a resurgence in popularity since the 1990s. This exciting class explains the history of encaustic painting, the basics of how to apply encaustic medium, encaustic paint, and proper fusing techniques. This is truly an exciting medium that will leave you wanting more. Beginning.

AB104 • 8am-12:15pm • $240 • Materials fee: $25

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Encaustics: Going Beyond the Basics

Instructor, Ashley Gordon. Click for bio»

Expand your basic knowledge of encaustics and allow your artistic side to flourish within the layers of luminosity. New and returning students alike will find something new as you transfer images, add texture onto surfaces, incorporate metallic foil techniques, and use pigment powders and pigment sticks. Tell your artistic tale in layers of encaustic paint, images, and different textured surface treatments with techniques that translate to other mixed media. There are truly no rules when it comes to art, especially mixed media art involving encaustics. Intermediate.

CD105 • 1:30-5:45pm • $240 • Materials fee: $25

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NEW Figure Drawing and Painting

Instructor, Pat Dobrinska. Click for bio»

Drawing and painting the human figure inspires the artist to study the visual complexities and subtleties of form, line, value, and color. These are the very essence of art. Learn to capture the believability of the human form, characteristic features, essence of personality, and mood. Painting the body from a clothed model will improve the students’ powers of observation, drawing skills, and painting abilities. Class includes instructed insights and feedback. Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor, Pastel or Graphite. Beginning/Intermediate.

CD106 • 1:30-5:45pm • $240 • Model fees: $15

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NEW The Fine Art Digital Image

Instructor, Amy Arntson. Click for bio»

Experiment with the creation of original digital artwork in this computer workshop. We will use Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 13 to shoot and edit digital photos, make scans, and take microscopic shots of objects. Use filters and gradients, create layers, manipulate color, retouch, crop, and print. The final creations can be printed and displayed as original fine art. Bring a camera or plan to use the instructor’s. Art: All levels; Computer skills: Intermediate.

AB111 • 8am-12:15pm • $240 • Materials fee: NA

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NEW Fur, Fins, and Feathers

Instructor, Cynthia Quinn. Click for bio»

Let's examine the animal kingdom in this drawing and painting class. Instructor discussion and demonstration begins with the basics of drawing from life using mounted animal specimens. Additionally, you learn how to effectively use photographs, and finishing techniques using pen and ink, watercolor, and watercolor pencil. We will work at the School District of Rhinelander’s "jewel in the Northwoods”—the state-of-the-art Cedrig A. Vig Outdoor Classroom (CAVOC) —and school forestry property. Beginning/Intermediate.

CD107 • 1:30-5:45pm • $240 • Materials fee: NA

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NEW The Ins and Outs of Still Life Photography

Instructor, Phil Ziesemer. Click for bio»

The art of the still life was perfected by the Dutch grand masters who created art for art's sake (and for sale to the wealthy). This workshop explores still life photography both indoors and outdoors at the School District of Rhinelander’s "jewel in the Northwoods”—the state-of-the-art Cedrig A. Vig Outdoor Classroom (CAVOC) —and school forestry property. We concentrate on composition and lighting in the studio and in nature and then spend some time enhancing photos in the computer lab. Camera and some computer skills required. Intermediate/Advanced.

CD112 • 1:30-5:45pm • $240 • Materials fee: NA

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NEW Magic Marbling: Cloud Painting and More

Instructor, Nancy Akerly. Click for bio»

painting with waxLearn the basics of the ancient art of paper marbling with traditional designs such as Stone Marbling, The Peacock, the Spanish Wave, and French Curl; then move beyond to Turkish Ebru Marbling or Cloud Painting, creating drawn figures within the marbled images. Marble on fine art paper, wood, and cloth. There are endless possibilities using color and texture to create papers for cards, book binding, box making, and scrapbooking. Beginning/Intermediate.

AB108 • 8am-12:15pm • $240 • Materials fee: $35

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NEW A Paper Arts Sampler: Boxes and Books

Instructor, Nancy Akerly. Click for bio»

Making your own boxes and books can open whole new worlds of creative endeavor. Make beautiful, magical, practical boxes and books using traditional bookbinding techniques, creating a pedestal treasure box, a hinged box, and folded and bound books and journals covered with decorative and hand-marbled papers. Add your own special papers and embellishments to make your creations uniquely your own! Beginning/intermediate.

CD101 • 1:30-5:45pm • $240 • Materials fee: $30

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NEW Pastel Painting: Flowers and Enchanted Gardens

Instructor, Diana Randolph. Click for bio»

Explore individual, vibrant flowers or lush garden landscapes bursting with color, using your own photos as inspiration. The first two days are an introduction to simplifying close-up shapes of flowers, exaggerating their abstract forms and translating values into vivid color. Then plan and paint compositions of flower gardens, emphasizing the focal point with textures and contrasting color and layer pastel sticks of pigment (not oil pastels) on paper using glazing/feathering to soften areas, expressing rhythm and harmony in your painting. Beginning/Intermediate.

AB109 • 8am-12:15pm • $240 • Materials fee: NA

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NEW Personal Spirit Flags (see also Mind/Body/Spirit)

Instructor, Elizabeth Lewis. Click for bio»

Eastern spirit flags are 5 colorful pieces of cloth or paper strung together and enhanced with words, images, and symbols. The flags are displayed over entryways or up high to produce a spiritual vibration that is activated and carried by the wind, uplifting all beings touched by that wind. Come create personalized spirit flags, depicting a welcoming of life’s changes, an acknowledgment of events that brought greater life understanding, or your wishes for greater peace and wisdom. Beginning.

CD303 • 1:30-5:45pm • $240 • Materials fee: $5

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Plein Air Drawing and Painting in the Northwoods

Instructor, Pat Dobrinska. Click for bio»

Pack your materials, grab a portable chair, and explore the elements and techniques to help you achieve your personal expression of the landscapes. We combine Northwoods beauty with painting—using oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, or graphite. Learn the techniques, theories, and methods in creating a believable and compelling painting. Head outdoors to paint in different, beautiful sites outdoors at the School District of Rhinelander’s "jewel in the Northwoods”—the state-of-the-art Cedrig A. Vig Outdoor Classroom (CAVOC) —and school forestry property. Intermediate/Advanced.

AB110 • 8am-12:15pm • $240 • Materials fee: NA

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Watercolor: Getting Started

Instructor, Mary Ann Inman. Click for bio»

Spend the weekend with basic brush and wash techniques; color mixing; and a variety of painting application techniques. Understand watercolor papers and how, when, and why to stretch paper. Experiment with and appreciate the magic of watercolor and its transparency, flow, and granulating capabilities. This workshop is perfect for beginning painters or for those painters who want to brush up on the basics and get a few tips. Beginning/Intermediate.

C113 • 1:30-3:30pm • $120 • Materials fee: $10

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NEW Whimsical Portrait Quilt

Instructor, Laurie Ceesay. Click for bio»

painting with waxDo you want to create a selfie quilt? Have you wanted to make a portrait quilt wall hanging but it seemed too difficult? This class is like making paper dolls with fabric by selecting hairstyles, skin tones, facial features, a background, and border fabrics for an 18” wall hanging. Fabric markers, paint, and “bling” personalize your machine-pieced, machine-quilted selfie quilt. Beginning/Intermediate.

AB114 • 8am-12:15 pm • $240 • Materials fee: $10

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Culinary Arts

NEW A Taste of Spain: Tapas, Paella and So Much More

Instructor, Dottie Reeder. Click for bio»

painting with waxExplore the diverse and exotic Spanish cuisine. Influenced by both French and Greek, Spanish cooking is based on simple methods and imaginative use of local ingredients and seasonal vegetables. This flavor-filled experience includes traditional and modern dishes. Sample a variety of appetizers and tapas (small plates), main dishes, breads, and desserts. Cook, taste, and understand the real essence and culture of Spain. Beginning/Intermediate.

AB201 • 8am-12:15pm • $240 • Materials fee: $25

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Mind/Body/Spirit

NEW Improvisation for Introverts (and Everyone Else) (see also Performing Arts)

Instructor, Bob Curry. Click for bio»

Wish you were more spontaneous, relaxed and comfortable in your skin ... or suspect your personal and professional lives would improve if you were more socially nimble? This workshop guides you safely through games and role plays that dissolve self-consciousness and allow you to be the real you, every day. Introverts and extroverts alike will gain confidence. Warning: Avoid this class if you’re allergic to fun. All levels.

A401 • 8-10am • $120 • Materials fee: NA

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NEW Personal Spirit Flags (see also Visual Arts)

Instructor, Elizabeth Lewis. Click for bio»

Eastern spirit flags are 5 colorful pieces of cloth or paper strung together and enhanced with words, images, and symbols. The flags are displayed over entryways or up high to produce a spiritual vibration that is activated and carried by the wind, uplifting all beings touched by that wind. Come create personalized spirit flags, depicting a welcoming of life’s changes, an acknowledgment of events that brought greater life understanding, or your wishes for greater peace and wisdom. Beginning.

CD303 • 1:30-5:45pm • $240 • Materials fee: $5

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NEW Practices for Heart-Centered Living

Instructor, Elizabeth Lewis. Click for bio»

painting with waxAt the center of heart-centered living is compassion for self, others, and nature, and an appreciation for life as it is in the present moment. Come explore easy-to-learn, on-the-go, and reflective heart-centered practices that help reduce stress, enhance life performance, and foster effective relationships. This workshop includes guided heart meditation, heart-focused breathing and more. Beginning.

B304 • 10:15am-12:15pm • $120 • Materials fee: NA

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NEW Strengthen Your Spirit with Movement to Music (see also Performing Arts)

Instructor, Taku S Ronsman. Click for bio»

Expand your personal spiritual development through movement to world music. Group discussion and movement education in a nurturing environment let you experience the inner peace and well-being that comes from introspection and creative movement to music. Experience elements of Tai Chi, Qi Gong, Authentic Movement, liturgical dance, Sufi dance, guided imagery movement, meditative dance, and expressive dance as you express your spiritual self. Beginning/Intermediate.

A406 • 8-10am • $120 • Materials fee: NA

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NEW Yoga For Every Body: Sunrise and Sunset

Instructor, Jane Banning. Click for bio»

Yoga is for every body. In this workshop, learn fundamental yoga poses and strengthening, balance, and stretching exercises. We also spend some time at the end of each class in guided relaxation. Rejuvenate at the beginning or end of your day. The emphasis is on non-mystical, accessible yoga for everyday use. Each class format is very similar, but within each class, new poses and stretches are incorporated at a gradual pace. $10per session. All levels.

Sunrise Friday: Y301F • 6:45-7:45am
Sunrise Saturday: Y301SA • 6:45-7:45am
Sunrise Sunday: Y301SU • 6:45-7:45am

Sunset Friday: Y302F • 6-7pm
Sunset Saturday: Y302SA • 6-7pm
Sunset Sunday: Y302SU • 6-7pm

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Performing Arts

NEW ACT Like You Mean It: Toolkit for Writers, Artists and Performers (see also Visual Arts and Writing)

Instructor, Bob Curry. Click for bio»

Ready to pitch your writing to an agent? Find a gallery to represent your art? Perform for an audience or speak in public? This acting course helps you polish your personal brand, develop your talking points—or even your “elevator speech.” Learn to distill your message and communicate your passions effectively. Classic acting techniques and a look in the mirror will ready you to greet your public with confidence. All levels.

B402 • 10:15am-12:15pm • $120 • Materials fee: NA

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Finding Your Voice Through Native Flute: First Experience

Instructor, Wade Fernandez. Click for bio»

As an instrument, the Native American style flute helps one to get in touch with their heart and unleash their creative selves. Learn to play and improvise on an instrument that not only reflects your own heart but also that of the ancient Northwoods of Wisconsin. It doesn't matter whether you've never played a musical instrument before or you majored in music, all are welcome to join us for a journey beyond technique to find your own musical voice and improvise on this significant instrument. Flutes are available for rental or purchase. You may use your own flute if it is in the key of A minor and tuned to concert pitch A440. Beginning.

B403 • 10:15am-12:15pm • $120 • Flute rental $25 • Flute purchase $55

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Finding Your Voice Through Native Flute: The Journey Continues

Instructor, Wade Fernandez. Click for bio»

Expand your musical voice and share the spirit within your heart as you continue developing skills, improvising, and composing on the Native American style flute. This workshop is best suited for musicians with some experience with this significant instrument. If you have taken Finding Your Voice Through Native Flute, or have played the flute on your own, this class is for you. Flutes are available for rental or purchase. You may use your own flute if it is in the key of A minor and tuned to concert pitch A440. Intermediate.

C404 • 1:30-3:30pm • $120 • Flute rental $25 • Flute purchase $55

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NEW Improvisation for Introverts (and Everyone Else) (see also Mind/Body/Spirit)

Instructor, Bob Curry. Click for bio»

painting with waxWish you were more spontaneous, relaxed and comfortable in your skin ... or suspect your personal and professional lives would improve if you were more socially nimble? This workshop guides you safely through games and role plays that dissolve self-consciousness and allow you to be the real you, every day. Introverts and extroverts alike will gain confidence. Warning: Avoid this class if you’re allergic to fun. All levels.

A401 • 8-10am • $120 • Materials fee: NA

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NEW Make a Joyful Noise With Drum and Song

Instructor, Taku S Ronsman. Click for bio»

Experience the joy of playing percussion while singing meaningful songs from seven world regions: North America, South America, Caribbean, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Oceania. No experience necessary. Sing “easy to learn" songs in English, Spanish, Russian, Swahili, Sanskrit, Hawaiian, and more. Join us as we also create our own group song/chant. Beginning/Intermediate.

C405 • 1:30-3:30pm • $120 • Materials fee: NA

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NEW Strengthen Your Spirit with Movement to Music (see also Mind/Body/Spirit)

Instructor, Taku S Ronsman. Click for bio»

Expand your personal spiritual development through movement to world music. Group discussion and movement education in a nurturing environment let you experience the inner peace and well-being that comes from introspection and creative movement to music. Experience elements of Tai Chi, Qi Gong, Authentic Movement, liturgical dance, Sufi dance, guided imagery movement, meditative dance, and expressive dance as you express your spiritual self. Beginning/Intermediate.

A406 • 8-10am • $120 • Materials fee: NA

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NEW World Drum and Dance Celebration

Instructor, Taku S Ronsman. Click for bio»

#Immerse yourself in world music, drumming, and dance! Learn rhythms and steps to music from the Middle East, Asia, Europe, South America, and the Caribbean. No experience necessary to be a drummer, a dancer, or both. Move to the beats of the Conga, Samba, Hora, and more. From Brazil to Bollywood—find your rhythm in this world drum and dance celebration! Beginning/Intermediate.

D407 • 3:45-5:45pm • $120 • Materials fee: NA

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Writing

NEW ACT Like You Mean It: Toolkit for Writers, Artists and Performers (see also Visual Arts and Performing Arts)

Instructor, Bob Curry. Click for bio»

Ready to pitch your writing to an agent? Find a gallery to represent your art? Perform for an audience or speak in public? This acting course helps you polish your personal brand, develop your talking points—or even your “elevator speech.” Learn to distill your message and communicate your passions effectively. Classic acting techniques and a look in the mirror will ready you to greet your public with confidence. All levels.

B402 • 10:15am-12:15pm • $120 • Materials fee: NA

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Advanced Novel Workshop

Instructor, Kathie Giorgio. Click for bio»

You’ve already heard that Chapter 1 must be perfect. And the final chapter must be perfect. Well, actually … all the chapters must be perfect! Whether you’re on Chapter 1 or Chapter 25, this workshop helps you to sharpen your focus, your purpose, and the process of writing your book. Each student will bring in a chapter for instructor critique and group discussion. Advanced.

C501 • 1:30-3:30pm • $120 • Materials fee: NA

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Advanced Short Story Workshop

Instructor, Kathie Giorgio. Click for bio»

The short story is the adrenalin of fiction, encapsulating a character’s world in the final stretch of a race. Writing the publishable short story is an exercise in capturing the reader’s attention and packing in conflict, resolution and meaning in few pages. Bring your short story to this workshop for professional and group critique. If the story is ready, marketing suggestions will be made. Advanced.

B502 • 10:15am-12:15pm • $120 • Materials fee: NA

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NEW Catching Memories — Write Your Life

Instructor, Mary Sue Koeppel. Click for bio»

Good memoir writing is storytelling. Receive hundreds of prompts from The Memory Catcher to catch your memories. Discuss seven-nine types of memoirs and their appeals, and learn techniques to recall deeper memories, interview well, use fiction strategies, and avoid common pitfalls. Reaching integral parts of your life, turn memories into stories people will want to read and be nourished by. All levels.

D503 • 3:45-5:45pm • $120 • Materials fee: NA

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Writing (But Were Afraid to Ask)

Instructor, Kathie Giorgio. Click for bio»

So, where are you in your desire to write? Just starting out? Unsure exactly how to put words to paper or to the screen of your computer? Or are you further along, with finished manuscripts, and you're wondering just what to do next? Whether you need a coach or a consultant, a hand to hold or a firm push down your path, find it all at these 30-minute one-on-ones. If you'd like an opinion on a finished piece, you can submit up to 10 pages ahead of time and the instructor will talk to you about it and, if it's ready for submission, suggest markets. If it's not ready, leave the consultation knowing exactly what you need to do to get it there. Or use your 30 minutes to get advice on what to do next, how to submit, what does a platform mean, agent vs. publisher, and so on. All levels.

D504By appointment only; must register online or by phone • 9 individual slots available from 3:45-5:45pm • $60 • Materials fee: NA

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NEW How to Finish the Writing You Started

Instructor, Emily K Bright. Click for bio»

Your writing started out so beautifully — but now it feels like you’ll never finish. Sound familiar? In this hands-on workshop—suitable for short and long, fiction and nonfiction—find the tools and encouragement you need to reinvigorate you in your writing. Get class feedback on a writing sample, and leave the class with a game plan for finishing the writing you started. Beginning/Intermediate.

D505 • 3:45-5:45pm • $120 • Materials fee: NA

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The Life of a Poem: Resuscitation and Publication

Instructor, Angela Voras-Hills. Click for bio»

Do you have a stack of poems waiting to be polished and published? Or perhaps you’ve revised the life out of a poem you once loved? In this workshop, discover what we expect from a “good” poem and learn how to revise your poems based on those criteria. Read contemporary poetry each day, and share drafts with the group for encouragement, feedback, and guidance for revision. On the last day, we discuss submitting poems for publication in literary magazines and other publication options. Bring your poems for revision and sharing. Intermediate/Advanced.

D506 • 3:45-5:45pm • $120 • Materials fee: NA

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NEW Poetry Booster Shot Workshop

Instructor, Bruce Dethlefsen. Click for bio»

Craft better poetry in an intensive three-day workshop with a former Wisconsin Poet Laureate. Writing skills include finding inspiration, learning what makes a “good” poem, using concrete imagery, setting tone and rhythm, improving revision techniques, practicing reading poetry aloud, and doing exercises in class and assignments out of class. Bring and share poems with the group to receive helpful honest feedback. All levels.

AB507 • 8am-12:15pm • $240 • Materials fee: NA

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Three Days, Six Poems: A Weekend of New Work

Instructor, Angela Voras-Hills. Click for bio»

Whether you’re stuck in a rut, find the blank page daunting, or simply want to jumpstart your writing, this workshop provides a friendly space to create new work and develop fresh poetic insights. With a focus on creativity and play, explore tools and techniques that encourage you to break out of your comfort zone in order to foster new work. Each day begins with discussions of contemporary poems followed by relevant prompts and exercises to get you thinking in new ways and moving a little deeper into your work. By the end of the workshop, you will have six drafts of new poems to work on. Intermediate/Advanced.

C508 • 1:30-3:30pm • $120 • Materials fee: NA

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NEW Three Days, Three Stories

Instructor, Emily K Bright. Click for bio»

Flash fiction: stories that are over in a flash, that leave you feeling you’ve encountered something much bigger. Explore these super-short stories — which range from 100 to 1,000 words — while honing your fiction-writing skills. This workshop features plenty of hands-on exercises, prompts, examples, and feedback on your writing. Complete at least 3 flash fiction stories in this 3-day workshop. Beginning/Intermediate.

C509 • 1:30-3:30pm • $120 • Materials fee: NA

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NEW Time to Craft Your Book—for Poets, Short Fiction, and Memoir Writers

Instructor, Mary Sue Koeppel. Click for bio»

There’s an art to creating a manuscript that pleases readers, publishers, editors, contest judges. Understand that art and learn secret tips about focus, sequencing, themes, titles, groupings, book parts, blurbs, art, reviews, and marketing. Learn the decisions necessary for a chapbook (16-36 pages) or a full book, self-published or not. Do your homework and leave SOA with an almost completed manuscript. Intermediate/Advanced.

C510 • 1:30-3:30pm • $120 • Materials fee: NA

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NEW Where Do I Go From Here? (One-on-one consultations)

Instructor, Emily K Bright. Click for bio»

Wherever you are in your writing, a professional set of eyes on your work is invaluable. Receive in-depth feedback on up to 10 pages of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction in a one-on-one consultation session. Come with all your questions on craft, publication, and anything else writing-related; we’ll celebrate what you do well and create a game plan to take your writing to the next level. Beginning/Intermediate.

A511By appointment only; must register online or by phone • 9 individual slots available from 8-10am • $60 • Materials fee: NA

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NEW Writers Do It Creatively: Your Relationship With The Creative Process

Instructor, Kathie Giorgio. Click for bio»

The creative process is an integral part of writing fiction, nonfiction, or poetry. Understanding it, then harnessing it, helps you to realize where your work comes from and how to hone it to say exactly what you want to say. Break down the creative process into 5 steps, then practice them. Every writer goes home with new work underway. Intermediate/Advanced.

A513 • 8-10am • $120 • Materials fee: NA

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NEW Writing From Your own Life

Instructor, Emily K Bright. Click for bio»

Funny, sad, poignant: you’ve had experiences that are worth sharing. Come explore how to tell them in this creative nonfiction workshop. We discuss where to begin, how to end, and all the wonderful possibilities for what goes in between. Get inspired with prompts and contemporary reading samples, and come away with the tools to share your story in a way that will capture a reader’s attention. Beginning/Intermediate.

B512 • 10:15am-12:15pm • $120 • Materials fee: NA

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