San Diego Writers, Ink

San Diego Writers, Ink

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  • 10/14 NY Times Bestseller Jonathan Maberry on “Making Stuff Up for a Living (And Getting Paid for It!)”

    As a kickoff event for our Fall for Writing Conference, we are pleased to have this fun talk! Making Stuff Up for a Living (And Getting Paid For It!) NY Times bestselling author Jonathan Maberry has built a successful and weirdly diverse career by being flexible, trying new things, ignoring bad advice, realizing that writer’s block is […]

  • 10/14 Art Show Reception (Steampunk!)

    Kickoff event for our Fall for Writing Conference. Cinematic Escapes: Whether in Technicolor or black-and-white, the art is inspired by the big screen.  Artists:  Stephen Marchesi, T. Greenwood, Jill G. Hall, Deborah Ramos, and Bonnie Woods. We have art inspired by classic horror films (perfect for Halloween season), plus Treasure Island, 20,000 Leagues Under the […]

  • Writing is Writing is Writing by Molly Cook

    WRITING IS WRITING IS WRITING (Originally appeared in a slightly different form on my blog What Would Steinbeck Do? http://whatwouldsteinbeckdo.wordpress.com) Published writers tend to think of themselves as “real” writers — the ones churning out hot novels and heartfelt poetry and memoirs and thrilling true-life adventures or exposes. All others who push pens or tap […]

  • 11/13 Haiku and Zen with Carol Moscrip

    The purpose of the class is to spark haiku writing from the confidence of knowing what a haiku is and what it is not. As writers, we will explore how Zen has affected the focus of haiku writing over centuries, but no adherence to Zen is necessary for the course. A working definition of haiku […]

  • 10/29 Healing the Inner Maiden: a Sacred Initiation into Womanhood with Lara Eisenberg

    For centuries, women have felt disregarded and devalued in regards to their bodies, needs and cycles of life.  Many traditional religions consider menstruation as unclean.  Girls and women all over the world report feeling dirty and embarrassed during the time of their menses. There was a time when women’s bodies and menstruation was honored and […]

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  • Fall for Writing: Info on Individual Sessions

    October 15-16th:  All Day Conference.  Individual sessions are offered throughout both days.  Below you will find more information about the sessions.  You can buy a weekend pass and take up to 10 sessions (we have two rooms so there are usually 2 classes running at the same time) or you can pay for each session you […]

  • 11/27 Short Story with Libby Flores

    Every writer wants to hook a reader with an engaging first line. When writing short short stories (less than twenty-five hundred words) it is even more critical to grab readers by the collar. We will examine the form by looking specifically at the beginning and ending lines of great stories, including, Lydia Davis, Rick Moody, Stuart Dybek and […]

  • 12/03 Poetry: The Naked Poem with Jess Brophy

    Poetry for women writers is about stripping down to the bare, honest truth. In this workshop, we’ll look at female poets who dare to write naked poems—works that have the nerve to craft beauty about peeling potatoes, squeezing a pimple, or doing laundry. We’ll try out prompts that honor the seemingly mundane details of our […]

  • 2017-01/17 Scrivener with Kim Keeline

    Scrivener is writing software (for Mac or PC) which helps keep you organized and on track. Switch between outline/writing/photos/research and keep everything together. A unique tagging system, backups (and the ability to compare between past versions and the current version of a draft), and a simple but powerful interface makes it one of the best […]

  • 11/29 Blogging: Put Your Writing Online and Succeed with Kim Keeline

    You might be using a blog to build an author’s platform and advertise your book.  Maybe you are hoping the blog will even become a bestselling book.  Maybe you just want to write a blog to promote a business idea you have or just for fun. How do you continue to explore your blog’s reach and your potential […]

  • 2017-01/10 Brainstorming: Break Through the Barriers and Get Moving on Your Project with Kim Keeline

    This workshop will be hands-on writing time using some different tools, which will work for writers of fiction and nonfiction alike. They are all designed to make you create lots of content without critiquing yourself, and to look at topics or plots in new ways. Bring some ideas (or just a feeling of being stuck […]

  • 11/15 Keep It Going: How to Deal With the Difficult Middle During NaNoWriMo with Kim Keeline

    National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) has become a tradition for many writers who enjoy the energy of being part of writing community which forms around this goal setting activity of writing 50,000 words in 30 days.   The middle of the story is the hardest part and mid-November is the time when many NaNoWriMo writers give […]

  • 11/01 Off to a Good Start: Techniques for Starting NaNoWriMo Off With a Bang with Kim Keeline

    National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) has become a tradition for many writers who enjoy the energy of being part of writing community which forms around this goal setting activity of writing 50,000 words in 30 days. Whether you have never thought of doing this before or are a regular to NaNoWriMo, working on your intro, your […]

  • 10/25 Plan Your November: Write Your Novel in 30 Days in NaNoWriMo with Kim Keeline

    National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) has become a tradition for many writers who enjoy the energy of being part of writing community which forms around this goal setting activity of writing 50,000 words in 30 days. Whether you have never thought of doing this before or are a regular to NaNoWriMo, this class will go over […]

  • 2017-02/12 Write Out of Darkness: Journaling From the Whole Self with Mary Lee Moser

    Would you like to deepen your journal writing practice? Even for longtime journal writers, it can be tempting to fall into “journaling ruts”— repetitive patterns that seem to go nowhere, offering little relief or insight. Although writing is often naturally joyful and freeing, sometimes when we try too hard to create pretty sentences, or to […]

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  • 12/04 Snapshots: Captured Memories with Judy Reeves

    A photograph is a moment captured in time, an instant of reality recorded in less than a heartbeat. Yet within this frozen instant, histories are held like creatures in amber, petrified pieces of our lives. In this retreat we’ll explore these moments for the information they hold, discover the stories they contain and the secrets […]

  • 12/20 Winter Solstice Writing Retreat with Judy Reeves

    As the longest night of the year approaches, we’ll gather in the evocative atmosphere of Inspirations Gallery where we’ll light our Solstice candles and write our way into the darkness. Inspired by the spirit of the Winter Solstice, we’ll work from prompts and props, focused exercises and timed writing in classic writing practice style. All […]

  • 2017-01/07 Beginnings & Endings with Judy Reeves

    Some see life as circular with its many beginnings and endings flowing into one another like streams to rivers and rivers to seas. Others imagine a maze with a jumble of starts and stops, openings and closings and meanderings that seem to take the long way around to nowhere. Whatever your view, at each beginning […]

  • 10/22 Food for the Pen with Judy Reeves

    For some, food is the greatest gift and the greatest pleasure, and how fortunate for us that eating is a necessity. How else would we justify our indulgences? Food stimulates all our senses, the look and smell of it, its colors and textures, the sound of it being prepared and eaten. Come sing your praises, […]

  • E.A. Poe Memorial Benefit and Wake

    Buy your tickets in advance online or at the door that night 7-8:30pm Take your photo with Poe, enter the “Rue Morgue” to join the “Drop Dead Eulogy and Epitaph Writing Workshop” and the “House of Usher” for the “Mask of the Red Death” craft center,  Ouija board, Magic 8 ball station, and other activities […]

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