The Write Connection, a program in partnership with Thoreau Farm

The Write Connection, a program in partnership with Thoreau Farm

Lectures and Workshops for Writers, Fall 2019

Throughout the fall, the Write Connection will feature lectures and workshops for writers on topics ranging from finding your creative voice to promoting your finished work. Novelists, historians, scientists, and others will share their wisdom and experience with all who wish to follow Thoreau's example by striving to convey meaning and authenticity to their communities and the wider world.


John Hanson Mitchell

John Hanson Mitchell, How to Write Deliberately

Saturday, September 28, 2019, 2:00 pm

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Heidi Jon Schmidt

Heidi Jon Schmidt, Listening for the Different Drumbeat: Writing From Your Original Point of View

Two-day Workshop, Saturday, Oct 19, 10 am-3 pm; Sunday, Oct 20, 9 am-2 pm

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Lewis Hyde

Lewis Hyde, A Primer for Forgetting: Getting Past the Past

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 7:00pm

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Ken Lizotte

Ken Lizotte, Getting Your Book Written, Published, and Promoted

Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

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What would Henry do?

M. Bergman, L. Buell, R. Primack, A. West Winter Rasmussen, What Would Henry Do?

Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 2:00pm

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Lawrence Millman

Lawrence Millman, Fungipedia: A Brief Compendium of Mushroom Lore

Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 2:00pm

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 "We can never safely exceed the actual facts in our narratives. Of pure invention, such as some suppose, there is no instance. To write a true work of fiction even is only to take leisure and liberty to describe some things more exactly as they are," H. D. Thoreau, A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers