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Experiencing July’s Camp NaNoWriMo by Lily Schultz

Posted by on Jun 6, 2017 in Blog, Fresh Ink

Every November, the online writing community starts humming with urgency as thousands of writers from across the globe rush to meet the 50,000 word goal by the end of the month. The event has been going on since 1999, when twenty-one writers from the San Fransisco Bay Area had an idea. That idea has expanded a great deal in the subsequent eighteen years. In 2011, Camp NaNoWriMo was born — a more flexible spinoff of the official NaNoWriMo, boasting customizable...


Interview with Liz Silverman by Hayden Royster  

Posted by on Jun 4, 2017 in Author Interviews, Blog, Fresh Ink

Liz Silverman‘s work as a playwright includes: Water Lords and Unplugged (Scripps Ranch Theatre’s New Play Festival), The Art of Disappearing (Playwrights Project), and numerous shorter plays. She participates in National Novel Writing Month, runs the website www.SanDiegoTheatreWorld.com for local theatre professionals, and is looking forward to participating as a writer in That 24-Hour Thing during the 2017 San Diego Fringe Festival. Do you remember the first...


Writing Prompts Useful at Blazing Laptops by intern Rose Downey

Posted by on May 30, 2017 in Blog, Craft Talk, Fresh Ink, Inklings

My name is Rose Downey, I am an intern with SDWI. I participated in the Blazing Laptops fundraiser on Sunday, May 21, 2017, and I must say, it was an excellent event. I was in the Prompt Room, which was a good choice for me, since I haven’t had a lot of time to write recently, and my creativity was all dried up. The first prompt, given by Judy Reeves, involved a list of words that had to be included. Working within this limitation, and with the framework it provided,...


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