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Blazing Laptops This Sunday 05/22: Why You Should Be There

Posted by on May 17, 2016 in Blog, Fresh Ink, Inklings

What:   Blazing Laptops Writing Marathon When:  Sunday, May 22, 9am to 4pm How to Participate:  $150 minimum donation to participate in the marathon (which you can raise by soliciting donations online or pay yourself) What Happens on The Big Day: We’ll provide breakfast, lunch, and snacks throughout the day to all participating writers.  We’ll have a “quiet room” and a “writing prompt room” (where hourly writing prompts from our...


Storytellers vs. Novelists: Which are YOU? by Anna Johnson

Posted by on May 16, 2016 in Blog, Craft Talk, Fresh Ink, Inklings

The words “story” and “novel” are often used interchangeably, with little thought given to the nuanced differences between the two. This confabulation is a real pet peeve of mine – the two genres are actually quite different in several distinct ways, and these differences require each to be treated as its own unique style, with a specific purpose and specific goals to accomplish. So, you may ask, what are these different motivations and what do the storyteller...


San Diego Book Arts

Posted by on May 16, 2016 in Blog, Community Partner of the Month

The San Diego Book Arts is a non-profit organization widely known for the quality of its programs and provides opportunities for interaction such as holding meetings and giving the opportunity for collaborative projects. San Diego Book Arts is committed to introducing artists of all ages to the making of handmade books; their goal is to offer a hands-on experience with simple or complex structures. Two of the many classes they offer are making a simple accordion...


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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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