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06/22 Writing Short and Powerful with Lisa Kessler

Posted by on May 31, 2013 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 06/22 Writing Short and Powerful with Lisa Kessler

NEW DATE AND TIME! Writing small is the way to go! Learn short structure with this fun course! Ray Bradbury believed the best way to improve as a writer was to write short stories and lots of them! In this class we’ll study short story structure and tools to practice writing short and infusing your words with power. We’ll also write some flash fiction short pieces and you’ll get an opportunity to gain feedback on your own work. Lisa Kessler has...

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Blazing Laptops by Carlos de los Rios

Posted by on May 28, 2013 in Blog, Fresh Ink | Comments Off on Blazing Laptops by Carlos de los Rios

I am a film and book writer (and teacher) who sees Blazing Laptops as a wonderful way to support an arts group that couldn’t be more deserving. SD Writers, Ink, the organization behind the event, is a rare thing indeed: it is a friend to the arts and artists in San Diego. This town owes SD Writers, Ink a real debt of gratitude for continually opening doors to the education and promotion of writers and artists in Southern California. I love how they help writers...

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05/20 A Year in Ink Reading at Inspirations Gallery

Posted by on May 17, 2013 in Archived Events, Events | Comments Off on 05/20 A Year in Ink Reading at Inspirations Gallery

Year in Ink Reading at Inspirations Gallery When: Mon, May 20, 7pm – 9pm Where: Inspirations Gallery, NTC at Liberty Station 2730 Historic Decatur Rd. Barracks 16, Suite 204 San Diego, CA 92106 (Kitty corner from Slater’s 50/50 & above the Women’s Museum) (map) Join us for a night of poetry and prose written by San Diego writers! We will celebrate A Year in Ink VI at Inspirations Gallery during our book release...

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06/30 Creating Memorable Characters with T. Greenwood

Posted by on May 17, 2013 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 06/30 Creating Memorable Characters with T. Greenwood

This one day workshop will focus on how to create compelling and authentic characters who will ultimately propel your story or novel forward. We will discuss a variety of techniques for both developing your character in your own mind and revealing them to your reader on the page. We will explore you characters through a number of exercises that will also serve as tools you may use for character development in the future. We look at our characters’ pasts, futures,...

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11/02 The Memoir Club: Structuring Your Narrative

Posted by on May 16, 2013 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 11/02 The Memoir Club: Structuring Your Narrative

Come join The Memoir Club  — and learn structure for memoir!   What is it:  A fun, interactive read and critique group geared to helping writers complete their memoirs to the best of their ability.  The group will focus on Structure for Memoir, a 14 point plotting system designed to assist writers in professionally crafting the tightest and most intriguing story possible. Also covered: Scene Creation, Hot dialogue tools, When and What to Cut, Crafting the...

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