A UNIQUE COMMUNITY OF WRITERS
Programs for Youth & Adults
Connect with other writers--published and not--to ask questions, share resources, and build community. Red Oak Director, Kim Suhr, facilitates. When you register, a Zoom link will be emailed to you.
Available only to Penmonkey Level Members. (Free)
A Zoom link will be sent after you register.
The roundtables are critique groups designed to support you as you work on projects and continue developing the craft. Our experienced leaders are published writers who are also actively pursuing their own writing goals. They are committed to helping you reach your writing dreams — big project or small — fiction, nonfiction, plays or poetry.
Red Oak roundtable groups are appropriate for dedicated writers willing to share their work with a group to receive feedback, share ideas and build a network of writing friends.
Registrations open to all. Discounts apply to Inkslinger and Penmonkey Members.
A Zoom link will be sent upon registration.
A Zoom link will be sent to you when you register.
Prompts and writing in community are great ways to tap into your creativity and unlock the ideas that bubble just below the surface. For novice and veteran writers—and everyone in between—Time to Write! will bring you back to the page and rekindle your delight in the writing process. (Sessions are led by Red Oak Director, Kim Suhr)
Registrations open to all. Discount applies to all member levels.
Zoom link will be sent upon registration.
This facilitated group is focused on helping you reach your creative writing goals in any genre. Our collegial atmosphere you will make you comfortable sharing your work; our professional-level feedback will help you take your writing to the next level. Not all participants have publication as a goal, but 3 of our members have recently-published or forthcoming books.
Held on Zoom, the group is a collaboration between the Medical College of Wisconsin Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities Program and Red Oak Writing.
Free for MCW students and faculty* but registration is necessary.
A Zoom link will be sent when your registration has been accepted.
Join other writers to talk about backstory in fiction. The pros, the cons, the dos and don'ts. Two respected authors, Benjamin Percy and Eleanor Henderson, each sounded off on the topic in Poets and Writers Magazine and will provide the jumping-off point for our conversation.
Please read the following before we meet:
Don't Look Back: The Problem with Backstory by Benjamin Percy
I Wasn't Born Yesterday: The Beauty of Backstory by Eleanor Henderson
Free for Penmonkey Members
$10 for everyone else
Zoom link will be provided when you register.
Red Oak Writing
Kim Suhr, Director
Mailing address: PO Box 342, Genesee Depot, WI 53127