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01/10 How to Write Scripts for Hollywood with Carlos de los Rios

Posted by on Nov 24, 2012 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 01/10 How to Write Scripts for Hollywood with Carlos de los Rios

How to Write Scripts that Hollywood will Produce  Are you ready to take charge of your career and put yourself on the map? Are you interested in creating a screenplay that has a higher chance of getting made? If yes, then this 4 week class led by professional screenwriter and producer, Carlos de los Rios is for you!   In this fun, intensive, hands-on workshop you will learn:  the basics of shaping your core idea into a marketable, produce-able...

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01/13 New Year! New Stories! with Nicole Vollrath

Posted by on Nov 24, 2012 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 01/13 New Year! New Stories! with Nicole Vollrath

Nicole’s back with this popular yearly class! This fun, three-hour class will help fiction and nonfiction writers launch into new material. We’ll start with an hour of fresh, provocative warm-ups, then do a variety of exercises to generate new work. Open to all skill levels.   Nicole Vollrath earned her MFA in Creative Writing at Emerson College in Boston. She served as prose editor for the literary journal Beacon Street Review, director of Phone-A-Poem,...

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Weekly Wed 7pm: La Jolla Fiction Read & Critique with T. Greenwood

Posted by on Nov 22, 2012 in Ongoing | Comments Off on Weekly Wed 7pm: La Jolla Fiction Read & Critique with T. Greenwood

Contact programs@sandiegowriters.org if you are interested in this group. This is an ongoing read & critique group with limited registration. Members pay monthly for their ongoing participation.  To pay monthly by Paypal after initial registration, send your payment to register@sandiegowriters.org noting the instructor and R&C time with your payment.  Please include this information in the subject line of check payments as well. Fiction Read & Critique...

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T.C. Porter’s Gratitude List

Posted by on Nov 20, 2012 in Blog, Fresh Ink | Comments Off on T.C. Porter’s Gratitude List

One San Diego writer’s gratitude list. I’m thankful for: Cushions. Because the first commandment of writing is: “Sit your ass in the chair” (John Dufresne). My wife. Because, for me, the writing recompense is in the rears. And because she believes. And loves. Kelli Wescott. Jim Ruland. Tammy Greenwood. Rob Williams. Elle Brooks. Patrick Stewart. Stacy Magic. Amy Locklin.  And all the other great writers/teachers/leaders associated with San Diego Writers,...

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02/02 Beginning the Memoir Part 2 with Thomas Larson

Posted by on Nov 6, 2012 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 02/02 Beginning the Memoir Part 2 with Thomas Larson

Beginning the Memoir II In part two of Beginning the Memoir, we’ll focus on reading and critiquing each others’ work with detailed feedback from the instructor about each student’s writing. We will also study Patricia Hampl’s The Florist’s Daughter and discover how she structures her book by using strategies of narrative, descriptive, and expository writing. Please read Chapter 1 before our first class. Note: Students do not need to have taken Part 1 in order...

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