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
Easy Going
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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Willa Elizabeth Schmidt
Willa Elizabeth Schmidt writes fiction, memoirs and poetry. Her work has been published in many journals including Bellevue Literary Review, Calyx, Kalliope, Potomac Review and Passages North. Her writing has won awards from the Wisconsin Academy Review, the Writers Workshop of Asheville and most recently took first prize in the Iron Horse Literary Review Trifecta. Willa holds a Ph.D. in German Literature at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She worked as a reference librarian at the UW Memorial Library, a position she held for twenty-five years.
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