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2017-03/25, 03/28 Love, Loss and What I Wore Staged Reading with Kristen Fogle

Posted by on Mar 21, 2017 in Events, Readings & Special Events | Comments Off on 2017-03/25, 03/28 Love, Loss and What I Wore Staged Reading with Kristen Fogle

To mark Support Women Artists Now (SWAN) Day (March 25, 2017), the La Jolla Theatre Ensemble is pleased to present a staged reading of LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE, by Delia and Nora Ephron — Saturday, March 25th at 7pm and Tuesday, March 28th, also at 7pm. Both performances will be at the La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Boulevard; La Jolla, CA 92037. *** PLEASE NOTE the early start-time. 😉 A beautifully-written collection of monologues and short scenes...

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Hi Beautiful –a blog post from Lara Eisenberg

Posted by on Mar 21, 2017 in Blog, Fresh Ink, Inklings | Comments Off on Hi Beautiful –a blog post from Lara Eisenberg

Hi beautiful, I wanted to share my journey with you.  My hope is to inspire you and invite you to travel with me:). I grew up in a women objectifying culture. In my own home, on a daily basis, I experienced misogyny and sexist comments.   I saw my Mom lose herself and would often hear her weeping in the middle of the night.  I learned to devalue myself as a women. As a result of this environment: I lost my voice I neglected the calling of my heart I lost my...

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2017-07/15 The Best Job in the World: Travel Writing–The Myths and the Reality with Ray Bartlett

Posted by on Mar 21, 2017 in Classes, Events, Memoir, Nonfiction, Short Story and Flash | Comments Off on 2017-07/15 The Best Job in the World: Travel Writing–The Myths and the Reality with Ray Bartlett

Many people think they want to be a travel writer, but what they really want is to get paid to drink margaritas on the beach all day.  Join full time travel writer Ray Bartlett for a fun look at the realities behind the myths.  If you’ve thought seriously about being a travel writer, or wondered how to start, this is the class for you. Ray will get you working on your short, medium, and long-term travel writing goals, discuss his own road to being a writer,...

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2017-04/23 In the Palm of Your Heart: Gifts From The Poetic Pen of Steve Kowit — Poem-Making With Jim Moreno

Posted by on Mar 21, 2017 in Classes, Events, Poetry | Comments Off on 2017-04/23 In the Palm of Your Heart: Gifts From The Poetic Pen of Steve Kowit — Poem-Making With Jim Moreno

   In the forward of Steve Kowit’s mentoring book, In the Palm of Your Hand: The Poet’s Portable Workshop, Dorianne Lux wrote:  Steve was funny and generous and kind, but he was also seriously committed to teaching us something about how and why a poem works.  He did this by exposing us to as much good poetry as he could in the few weeks we had―accessible poetry, poetry of the gut and heart, world poetry, well-crafted, musical, magical poetry.    ...

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2017-04/08 Five Big Rules for Plot: How to Create an Excellent Story Again & Again with Wesley Fulkerson

Posted by on Mar 21, 2017 in Classes, Events, Fiction, Getting Started | Comments Off on 2017-04/08 Five Big Rules for Plot: How to Create an Excellent Story Again & Again with Wesley Fulkerson

Coming up with ideas for a new world or new characters isn’t often too intimidating, but when faced with creating an entire plot, a lot of writers freeze up. That’s because most people aren’t aware of the 5 Big Rules that will direct your efforts and help you come up with consistently good stories. Come to the class with an idea; leave with an outline. There’s no better way to kickstart your writing project than to take this class. W.A. Fulkerson is the author...

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