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The Moving Pens Writers’ Group

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Members of the inaugural Moving Pens group dig into a warm-up prompt.

 

Part writing prompts, part critique group: participants will get a jumpstart on their work and receive feedback to take it to the next level. Held at The Medical College of Wisconsin in collaboration with the MCW Medical Humanities Program.

 

Tuesday Evenings, 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Nov/Dec Session: 11/ 8 & 22; 12/6 & 13

Jan/Feb 2017 Session: 1/10 & 24; 2/14 & 28

Mar/Apr 2017 Session: 3/14 & 28; 4/4 & 25

Each session: $80

Register through Pay Pal: $80

MCW Student Discount: $40

Register by mail

 

About Our Facilitator, Kim Suhr:

Kim Suhr 2Kim is the author of Maybe I’ll Learn: Snapshots of a Novice Mom and director of Red Oak Writing. Her work has appeared at Grey Sparrow Journal, Full of Crow and Staccato Fiction as well as earning awards from the Wisconsin Writers’ Association’s Jade Ring and Lindemann Humor Contests. You can listen to Kim read her work at WUWM 89.7 on the Lake Effect Program. She holds an MFA from the Solstice program at Pine Manor College where she was the Dennis Lehane Fellow in Fiction. To learn more about her writing, visit kimsuhr.com.



Rx for Writers’ Groups

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Has your writers’ group hit a plateau? Are you looking for a way to take your writing to the next level? Would you like fresh approaches to giving and receiving feedback?

Whether your group is just starting out or you have been together for years, you can benefit from the observations and guidance of an objective, experienced eye. Red Oak Director and Roundtable Leader, Kim Suhr, can tailor the session to your group’s needs. Some possible activities include:

  • helping you set group and individual goals
  • modeling different approaches to feedback
  • sharing techniques for improving your critiquing skills
  • observing the group’s process & suggesting ways to make it stronger and more efficient
  • demonstrating Red Oak’s approach & helping you find ways to tweak it to match your needs
  • other (addressing issues specific to your group)

To set up a session, call Kim at 414.881.7276

Fee: $150 for one 2.5 hour session
(for up to 6 writers. Plus $25 for each additional writer.)
 
Kim Suhr 2Kim Suhr is Director of Red Oak Writing and author of Maybe I’ll Learn: Snapshots of a Novice Mom. She will receive her MFA in fiction from Pine Manor College in January, 2015. Her work has appeared at Grey Sparrow Journal, Full of Crow and Staccato Fiction as well as earning awards from the Wisconsin Writers Association’s Jade Ring and Lindemann Humor Contests. To learn more about her writing, visit kimsuhr.com 

 


Current Roundtable Schedule

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Scroll down for a complete listing of our current Roundtable dates

Groups meet in the Red Oak Writing studio:

In the education wing of Holy Trinity Church
11709 W Cleveland Ave, West Allis, WI
  

Tuesday Afternoons with Kim Suhr 12 noon – 2:30pm

Jan/Feb 2017: Jan 10 & 24; Feb 7 & 21

Mar/Apr 2017: Mar 7 & 21; Apr 4 & 18

May/June 2017: May 2, 16 & 30; June 6

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Two Sessions (save $5/session)

Wednesday Mornings with Kim Suhr, 9:30 – 12 noon 

Jan/Feb 2017: Jan 4 & 18; Feb 1 & 15

Mar/Apr 2017: Mar 1 & 15; Apr 5 & 19

May/June 2017: May 3, 17 & 31; June 7

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Thursday Mornings with Kim Suhr, 9:30 – 12 noon 

Jan/Feb 2017: Jan 12 & 26; Feb 2 & 16

Mar/Apr 2017: Mar 9 & 23; Apr 6 & 20

May/June 2017: Hiatus, please join the Wed. morning group

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Thursday Evenings with Kim Suhr, 6:30 – 9:00 pm 

Jan/Feb 2017: Jan 5 & 19; Feb 2 & 16

Mar/Apr 2017: 2 & 16; Apr 6 & 20

May/June 2017: May 4 & 18; June 1 & 15

 
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Fridays with Robert Vaughan, 9:30 am – 12 noon 

Jan/Feb 2017: Jan 13 & 27; Feb 3 & 17

Mar Apr/2017: Mar 10 & 24; Apr 14 & 28

May/June 2017: May 12 & 26; June 16 & 30

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$105 per session or

$200 for 2  sessions (when registrations are paid for at the same time)

(No Refunds)

To register by mail, print and complete our  Registration Form and send with your check to Red Oak Writing, PO Box 342, Genesee Depot, WI  53127

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