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Margaret Dilloway Interviewed by Zoe Gharehmani

Posted by on May 31, 2012 in Author Interviews | 1 comment

Margaret Dilloway grew up in San Diego and graduated from Scripps College. She lives in San Diego with her husband, a former Army Ranger, and their three children. How to Be An American Housewife is her debut novel. When did you start writing? I was a quiet and shy child, one of those who hardly ever speak – some call it ‘selective mutism’?  So I started writing as soon as I could and have been writing all my life. Did you pursue writing in your education? No, I...

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Executive Director Search

Posted by on May 31, 2012 in Archived Events | Comments Off on Executive Director Search

Thank you all for your interest, the position has been filled! San Diego Writer’s, Ink is looking for a new Executive Director. Do you or anyone you know fit the bill? Here’s a downloadable job description. Title: Executive Director Type: Part-time, salaried Reports to: Board of Directors Job Description: The new Executive Director will develop and implement strategies for funding current and future programs, work with staff and volunteers to oversee...

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From our Board President

Posted by on May 28, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

May 26, 2012 Dear Members, I’m just home from a seven hour strategic planning session for board and staff at the Ink Spot. Our excellent facilitator was Paul Van Dolah, and with the help of Peets’ coffee we got off to a fast start and kept moving until the end. Some of what we covered wouldn’t interest you, I’m sure, but there are a few items I really want to share. You may know that several of our valued board members have termed out or had to resign with...

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Marni Freedman teaches Learning Plot from The Masters

Posted by on May 13, 2012 in Archived Events | Comments Off on Marni Freedman teaches Learning Plot from The Masters

Learning Plot from The Masters Plotting a novel, memoir or screenplay can be a daunting task.  But it need not be!  I am so excited to present this new approach to plotting to writers of all levels. This fun, interactive workshop takes the mystery out of plotting by relying on hundreds of years of collected wisdom on the dramatic structure. This workshop will teach you easy-to-understand-and-apply plot basics and templates from Aristotle to Freytag, to Joseph...

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Tom Bird teaches Write Your Publishable Book in a Weekend!

Posted by on May 11, 2012 in Archived Events | Comments Off on Tom Bird teaches Write Your Publishable Book in a Weekend!

Write Your Publishable Book in a Weekend! We’ve all been there. We’ve all felt it. When the words just came pouring through us faster than we could possibly keep up with. It is from that exact state, commonly referred to as ‘The Author Zone State,’ that all great works of writing have come The key to writing a really great book? Getting in that state and staying in that state as your book literally writes itself. How long does it take to complete...

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