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Friday, April 26
 

10:00am

Writing for Retirees
This workshop is perfect for anyone nearing or already in retirement hoping to work on honing their writing and working towards publication. 

Speakers
avatar for Sandra Shackelford

Sandra Shackelford

Sandra Shackelford spent a decade working for civil and human rights in the Mississippi Delta town of Greenwood during the 1950's and sixties. She is a professional writer, documentary artist, instructor and oral historian.  A former journalist and accomplished professional artist... Read More →


Friday April 26, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
Brown County Library Central Branch —Board Room (Second Floor) 515 Pine Street, Green Bay, WI, USA

12:00pm

Get Yourself Unstuck
Having trouble getting past page 50 or 100 on your new novel? Looking for short story inspiration? Need a place to start your memoir? Writer Nikki Kallio will show you favorite tools for prompts and idea generation, including games, books and other resources. We'll try a few exercises in class.

Speakers
avatar for Nikki Kallio

Nikki Kallio

Nikki Kallio is a fiction writer and an instructor for The Mill: A Place for Writers, with a background as an award-winning reporter, editor and columnist. Nikki has an MFA from Goddard College and helps lead sessions for Wide Open Writing, a retreat organization that has brought... Read More →


  • 3-7 18+
 
Sunday, April 28
 

10:00am

Writing for Retirees
Any writers nearing or already in retirement will hear from author Dan Linssen on the ins and outs of writing in retirement. 

Speakers
avatar for Dan Linssen

Dan Linssen

Dan Linssen has had the good fortune to enjoy a long and unusually diverse executive career, spanning Fortune 500 companies, privately held corporations, and non-profits. In between, he spent over eight years in management consulting, assisting over 100 different clients in manufacturing... Read More →


Sunday April 28, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
Brown County Library Central Branch —Board Room (Second Floor) 515 Pine Street, Green Bay, WI, USA

12:00pm

Creating a Vision Board: A Workshop
We're often asked to have a vision for our work, but what is our vision for ourselves? Connect with author Melissa Gorzelanczyk in a workshop that will help you explore your unique story by creating a vision board.

Speakers
avatar for Melissa Gorzelanczyk

Melissa Gorzelanczyk

Melissa Gorzelanczyk is a writer who loves owls, coffee, lavender, waves, yoga and the moon. She is pursuing an M.F.A. in Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her young adult novel Arrows is out now from Delacorte Press. She works as a communications specialist for O’Connor... Read More →


Sunday April 28, 2019 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Rise & Grind —Flex Room (Third Floor, Brown County Library Central Branch) 515 Pine St floor 3, Green Bay, WI 54301, USA

12:00pm

The First 5 Pages: Screenwriting Workshop
The first 5 pages of any script are the most important. If a story or characters aren’t jumping off the page, a producer will stop reading. This workshop will demonstrate what effect opening pages have in common and how you might take these concepts and apply them to your own scripts.


Speakers
avatar for Kat Abbott

Kat Abbott

Kat worked in the entertainment industry for 5+ years on everything from Emmy-winning TV shows to independent feature films to commercials (including one starring Kermit and Miss Piggy!). She's done almost every crew position on a film set, including script supervisor, first assistant... Read More →