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Marni Freedman teaches 7 Steps to a First Draft

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*Registration has closed for this workshop. Attention Writers! Are you ready to write your first draft?  Are you seeking an effective method or feeling lost, uninspired or stuck? Join Marni in this fun, interactive workshop that will teach you the steps needed to make that first draft a reality.  You will learn a simple, step by step system to brainstorming, outlining, selecting ideas for marketability and swiftly writing your first draft at your highest level...

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Mark Clements teaches Novel Autopsy

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*Registration has closed for this class however, there are still a few open spots. Please email programs@sandiegowriters.org if you are interested in attending. Novel Autopsy– great new class! The best way to learn to write is to read—not just for fun but critically, analytically; to dissect someone else’s writing to see how it works. But you can’t learn what works unless you also learn what does not work. That’s what this two-part class is about. Rather...

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Randy Clemens teaches A Great Recipe for Writing Great Recipes

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This class is designed for any level writing and perfect for non-profit organizations, churches, schools, and clubs who are interested in putting together a fund-raising cookbook! All too often, perfectly capable people chicken out when faced with what seems like a most daunting task: COOKING! They might fear failure or simply claim, “Oh, I don’t know how.” It was the late, great astrophysicist Carl Sagan who once said, “If you wish to make...

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Humor Discussion & Book Signing with Authors Peter Desberg and Jeffrey Davis

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Show Me the Funny! At the Writers’ Table with Hollywood’s Top Comedy Writers   Humor Discussion & Book Signing with Authors Peter Desberg and Jeffrey Davis Enjoy a unique glimpse into the intelligent and quirky inner workings of the comedic mind as Peter Desberg and Jeffrey Davis share their experience interviewing 28 top comedy screenwriters from the revered figures of television’s “Golden Age” to today’s favorite movie and TV...

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Meet Our Curator: Nuvia Crisol Ruland

Posted by on Feb 23, 2012 in Author Interviews, Fresh Ink | Comments Off on Meet Our Curator: Nuvia Crisol Ruland

The Ink Spot Gallery  is proud to have Nuvia Crisol Ruland as our curator. Here, she is interviewd by T. Greenwood. Read on to find out why we love Nuvia! 1.      You received your degree in biochemistry/cell biology from UCSD, with a studio art minor. Can you talk about your progression from scientist to artist and, now, to curator? How do these activities inform each other? In retrospect, I can see how I’ve always been passionate about science and art. I’m...

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