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Getting Over the Hump by Dominic Carrillo

Posted by on Jun 28, 2012 in Blog, Fresh Ink | 0 comments

Dominic Carrillo is a teacher and freelance writer from San Diego, California. has taught a variety of levels between 4th and 12th grade and worked as a professor of history at Grossmont College and other area colleges. He began creative writing during graduate school at UCLA, where he was a contributor to the UCLA Daily Bruin. His blogs have won multiple San Diego Reader awards since 2008. To Be Frank Diego is his debut novel. Aside from promoting his novel, he is...

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Cecil Castellucci teaches Young Adult Fiction Writing

Posted by on Jun 28, 2012 in Archived Events | Comments Off on Cecil Castellucci teaches Young Adult Fiction Writing

Young Adult Fiction Writing Workshop This terrific new workshop is designed for writers of all experience levels who are interested in writing young adult fiction but have yet to fully embark on a project. The YA genre will be examined and demystified, and the instructor will discuss–among other topics–what makes a book YA, and address fears about what is, and isn’t, allowed in the genre.  Students will do in-class writing exercises to get them...

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Heather Fowler teaches New Fairy Tales: A Writing Workshop

Posted by on Jun 27, 2012 in Archived Events | Comments Off on Heather Fowler teaches New Fairy Tales: A Writing Workshop

*Registration has closed however, there are still open spots. Please email programs@sandiegowriters.org if you are interested in attending this workshop. A Two-Week Writing Workshop for the Lovers of Fairy Tales: Join Heather in this intensive new writing workshop where participants will learn how to write and analyze classic, original fairy tales—and how to modernize existing fairy tale tropes for more progressive venues. By the workshop’s conclusion, each...

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Lillian-Yvonne Bertram Poetry Reading

Posted by on Jun 27, 2012 in Archived Events | Comments Off on Lillian-Yvonne Bertram Poetry Reading

Join us for an exciting new voice. Poet Lillian-Yvonne Bertram reads from her poetry collection, But a Storm is Blowing from Paradise. But a Storm is Blowing From Paradise is in love with the universe of language – its forms, its sounds, and even its static. “But a Storm is Blowing from Paradise is a rich book with plenty of channels coming through loud and clear. There’s plenty of thinking (and imagining) happening on the page. Bravo, Bertram.”–Rigoberto...

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A Word with Anthony Bonds

Posted by on Jun 18, 2012 in Blog, Fresh Ink | 0 comments

A big howdy to all the inklings out there! One thing you should know about me is that I’m from Texas, and am apt to throw in a little flavor into my language here and there—I apologize in advance. I was honored to be asked to write blog posts for the Writers Ink, but I wasn’t quite sure at first what I’d blog about. I could jabber on for hours about publishing and writing, since those are the things dearest to my heart. But first, let’s get acquainted, shall...

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