Green Lake
Exploring the Writer in You
Find your voice and write your story in the company of like-minded individuals as you learn in small group workshops and personal instruction on the shores of idyllic Green Lake.
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Program No. 2084RJ
6 days
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At a Glance

Enjoy the company of other writers at the beautiful Green Lake Conference Center. Develop your skills in areas including poetry, fiction, non-fiction, essays, articles and memoir. Attend small group workshops run by seasoned writers. Instructors will critique your work and offer advice on how to get the most out of your particular style. This week is tailor-made for aspiring and veteran writers.
Activity Level
Some walking required between facilities.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Question-and-answer sessions bring uncommon clarity to large-group lectures and discussions.
  • Relish the seasoned advice of visiting experts on how to write compelling and personal narratives.
  • Choose free afternoons to work on your writing skills or simply relax. Lively evenings feature a guest speaker, readings, or entertainment.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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Nancy Jesse
Nancy Jesse has written fiction, nonfiction and poetry that have been published in Wisconsin People and Ideas, Midwest Prairie Review, Verse Wisconsin, and Creative Wisconsin. She is a member of the Wisconsin Writers Association and the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets. During her 30-year career at West High School in Madison, she became interested in creative writing, studying with the novelist Elizabeth Jolley in Perth, Australia. She grew up on a dairy farm in northwestern Wisconsin and studied English at the University of Wisconsin in Madison.
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