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Writers Read Book Group

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Sky of Red Poppies by Zohreh Ghahremani Sky of Red Poppies begins with a casual friendship between two schoolgirls coming of age in a politically divided 1960’s Iran under rule of the Shah. Roya, the daughter of a prominent family, is envious of the fierce independence of her religious classmate Shireen. But Shireen has secrets of her own. Together, Roya and Shireen contend with becoming the women they want to be, and in doing so, make decisions that will cause...

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T. Greenwood teaches Summer Writer’s Camp

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T. Greenwood is back again this summer for her popular Writer’s Camp! A one week intensive fiction writing workshop aimed at getting you started on that summer project – whether it’s that novel you’ve been meaning to write, a collection of short stories, or something in between. We will discuss a broad range of topics: getting started, keeping going, and revising that finished product. But mostly we will write. In-class exercises, and extensive out-of-class...

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Lisa Shapiro teaches Unlimited Writing

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*Registration has closed however, there are still open spots. Please email programs@sandiegowriters.org if you are interested in attending this workshop. Break Through Blocks and Bust out your Best Works! Lisa Shapiro is back with a special workshop designed to harness the power of your subconscious with proven writing techniques. Expanded to include more practice with “psychic tools” for writers! Using guided meditations, journaling and writing exercises you...

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John Vorhaus Talk: Publishing in the Post-Paper World

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PUBLISHING IN THE POST-PAPER WORLD Join us for this timely discussion with John Vorhaus moderated by San Diego Writer’s, Ink’s own Marni Freedman! Publishing in the post-paper world can be viewed as, variously, a problem to be solved, an opportunity to embrace, or the seventh circle of hell. Your interlocutor, John Vorhaus, has experienced e-publishing in all these modes, and looks forward to sharing his discoveries with you. The key to the whole thing is to...

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John Vorhaus teaches The Comic Toolbox: How to be Funny Even if You’re Not

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  It’s that “how to be funny even if you’re not” part, isn’t it? Intriguing… beguiling… slightly befuddling. But let’s face it, even if you are funny (and guess what, nobody’s not) who among us couldn’t stand to be funnier still? And who among us wouldn’t be prepared to invest a day in our scriptwriting, screenwriting, novel writing or stand-up comedy career when a master of the craft comes to town? With these and other rhetorical questions in...

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