01/27 Re-Write Workshop with Marni Freedman

Date: Sunday, January 27, 2013 Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Number of sessions: 1--One Day Workshop!! Members: $60 Nonmembers: $72 Location: Ink Spot, 710 13th St, Studio 210, San Diego, CA 92101

Have you finished a first draft of a novel, script, non-fiction book, memoir or play?  Are you unsure of the next steps?

Come join Marni for this active, hands-on workshop where you will learn how to:


1.  Assess and understand your basic re-writing issues
2.  Avoid he most common mistakes writers make when re-writing
3.  Identify the difference between structural problems and sentence/word work
4.  Create a “Frankenstein” draft
5.  Execute changes (where to cut, trim, edit and eliminate) and use re-outlining
7.  Sharpen your character work
8.  Make the important moments live up to their full potential


Marni Freedman is a produced, published and award winning writer.  After graduating as an award winning student from the USC School of Filmic Writing, Marni began her career with her play, “Two Goldsteins on Acid,” which was produced in Los Angeles.  She worked as a script doctor for Fox Searchlight, Disney, and other film companies and worked as a script agent for the Mary Sue Seymour Agency.  One of her plays was made into a film, “Playing Mona Lisa,” and was produced by Disney. She has published articles in several magazines and online sites, worked as a ghost writer for a “how to” book series and is currently in demand as a book editor and script doctor.  Currently, around San Diego, you can find Marni teaching writing workshops at San Diego Writers Ink, UCSD Extension and running the popular San Diego Screenwriter’s group, The Writer’s Circle.


PLEASE NOTE: It is best to register early to help our instructors prepare and ensure the class does not get cancelled or shifted to another date and time.  We evaluate registration numbers between 7 and 3 days before a class start to decide about whether to keep or reschedule it.  By registering 7 days or more in advance, you help us help our participants and instructors in many ways.