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10/11 Fall for Writing Conference

Posted by on Aug 29, 2012 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 10/11 Fall for Writing Conference

Join San Diego Writers, Ink in its First Annual Autumn Conference! In celebration of Fall for the Arts 2012, reduced admission workshops and panels will be scheduled throughout each day–with one special Fiction Read and Critique Workshop with Drusilla Campbell Thursday evening–and free community gatherings and readings will be open to the public on Friday and Saturday evenings. Fall for Writing, suitable for all levels, will explore a wide range of genres...

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Habits of Highly Effective Writers. Anthony Bonds Ponders

Posted by on Aug 24, 2012 in Blog, Fresh Ink | 1 comment

Last month, I had the pleasure of attending the Napa Valley Writer’s Conference in St. Helena, California. Nestled smack in the middle of wine country, the conference is a treat for wine lovers who also happen to be writers. This year, I came away from the conference with a few nuggets of wisdom to chew over, but more than anything I was reminded that there are as many different approaches to writing as there are writers. When I first started getting serious about...

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09/28 Blueprint: Special Event

Posted by on Aug 17, 2012 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 09/28 Blueprint: Special Event

Blueprint – Music, Short Stories, Poetry, and More! Join us for an evening of food, music, short stories, poetry and an appreciation of all things blue – hosted by Mingei International Museum and San Diego Writers, Ink. This event will feature two, 30 minute readings of work from the 8/18 Expressions in Blue workshop presented by San Diego Writers, Ink at the Museum. Groove to jazz fusion from SoleMar, enjoy drinks and nosh, and participate in a hands-on...

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11/04 Secrets of Creativity with Tess Gerritsen

Posted by on Aug 16, 2012 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 11/04 Secrets of Creativity with Tess Gerritsen

The Secrets of Creativity: Where to Find Ideas and Nurture Them Tess Gerritsen will talk about creativity and where we find ideas.  When do we know a premise is a powerful one?  Where do we go to find inspiration?  And what do we do when we get stuck in a plot?  She’ll draw on examples from her own writing crises, and how she managed to overcome them. The workshop will begin with a 45-minute lecture; then participants will discuss their own 1 – 2...

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12/15 Bookmaking with Kevin Greeland and Writing Prompts from Rob Williams

Posted by on Aug 12, 2012 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 12/15 Bookmaking with Kevin Greeland and Writing Prompts from Rob Williams

Exciting new class and instructor! Bookmaking: Creating handmade books with writing prompts led by Rob Williams In this fun hands-on class, you will learn basic bookmaking skills and create your own unique books with the opportunity to try at least 4 different styles. We will discuss various types of handmade books and focus creating folios, signatures, and using various binding techniques and  types of attachment methods. Bring your handmade papers, marbled or paste...

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