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Hi Beautiful –a blog post from Lara Eisenberg

Posted by on Mar 21, 2017 in Blog, Fresh Ink, Inklings

Hi beautiful, I wanted to share my journey with you.  My hope is to inspire you and invite you to travel with me:). I grew up in a women objectifying culture. In my own home, on a daily basis, I experienced misogyny and sexist comments.   I saw my Mom lose herself and would often hear her weeping in the middle of the night.  I learned to devalue myself as a women. As a result of this environment: I lost my voice I neglected the calling of my heart I lost my...

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Make Every Word Work for You, Part 2 with Barbara Davenport

Posted by on Mar 20, 2017 in Blog, Craft Talk, Fresh Ink

Barbara Davenport has a class on Make Every Word Work for You on 3/25!  Sign up now. Write a vomit draft, then clean it up A vomit draft is just about what it sounds like. You need to start the chapter/scene/ essay/ whatever. You have a general idea what you want to say, but you don’t know how to begin. Or you have this beautiful vision in your head of how the scene should work but there are a bunch of specifics that you haven’t worked out. You just start...

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Make Every Word Work for You, Part I with Barbara Davenport

Posted by on Mar 13, 2017 in Blog, Craft Talk, Fresh Ink

Barbara Davenport has a class on Make Every Word Work for You on 3/25!  Sign up now. The great novelist and short story writer Flannery O’Connor said, “Make every word work for you.” When every word is working for you, your writing is taut and powerful. As you prune extraneous ideas and cull words that aren’t doing maximal work, your piece packs a heftier punch. Characters become more vivid, the action flows convincingly, and your reader wants to stay with you....

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San Diego Writers, Ink, nurtures writers and fosters a literary community by:

  • Serving as a hub for the literary community
  • Promoting literature
  • Providing artistic development for writers at all levels, and
  • Facilitating artistic collaboration

We hang our literary hats at The Ink Spot, a bright and creative space at NTC Liberty Station on Point Loma. Here writers and artists and those who love literature gather for literary events and art exhibitions. We’re an enthusiastic collaborator with many artistic, cultural, and community organizations and join with others throughout the city and county in promoting literature and creating community.

 

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