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Writerly Words from the Desk of Dru #8: Developing Characters, Part Three

Posted by on Aug 25, 2015 in Author Interviews, Blog, Craft Talk, Fresh Ink, Inklings | Comments Off on Writerly Words from the Desk of Dru #8: Developing Characters, Part Three

We will be bringing you advice from author Drusilla Campbell’s diaries, notes, talks, and interviews. Many of you remember Dru; she was an active member of our community as a former board president, instructor, and volunteer and is sorely missed. These pieces are edited/curated by her husband, Art Campbell. Edited and © 2015 by Art Campbell #8: Developing Characters, Part Three  Tips on how to develop characters are aspects of writing about which there is more...

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09/27 The Artist’s Way with Kristen Fogle and Lydia Real

Posted by on Aug 25, 2015 in Classes, Events | Comments Off on 09/27 The Artist’s Way with Kristen Fogle and Lydia Real

Celebrate fall by discovering and recovering your creative self. This powerful twelve-week course is for novices and working artists of all types including writers, visual artists, actors, dancers, and musicians. In a supportive and safe setting you’ll encounter a myriad of experiences that will tap your imagination and increase productivity. Weekly readings, exercises, and discussions will propel you toward a more fulfilling life. Bring a copy of The...

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09/27 Self Production for Playwrights: In Conversation with Larry Dean Harris of The Dramatists Guild

Posted by on Aug 25, 2015 in Classes, Events, Readings & Special Events | Comments Off on 09/27 Self Production for Playwrights: In Conversation with Larry Dean Harris of The Dramatists Guild

Self-producing playwrights are all the rage. Find out how you can join in the madness with our intensive primer on producing your own work. Dramatists Guild Southern California rep and veteran producer Larry Dean Harris will cover a wealth of topics: budgeting, scheduling, selecting a theater and other valuable tips and war stories. All are welcome to attend this free workshop on Sunday, September 27 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Ink Spot, the home of San Diego...

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09/28 How to Give a Reading without Boring Your Audience to Tears with Rae Dubow

Posted by on Aug 24, 2015 in Classes, Events | Comments Off on 09/28 How to Give a Reading without Boring Your Audience to Tears with Rae Dubow

  How many times have you been to a reading and found it wanting? The material may be terrific, but if the author’s delivery doesn’t rise to the occasion, the audience can’t appreciate it. The upshot? Writers need to learn how to deliver their work in public, to be comfortable when they share their words. In this workshop, participants will have the opportunity to give a short reading of and be coached on their performances. After the reading, constructive...

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Writerly Words from the Desk of Dru #7: Developing Characters, Part Two

Posted by on Aug 19, 2015 in Author Interviews, Blog, Craft Talk, Fresh Ink | Comments Off on Writerly Words from the Desk of Dru #7: Developing Characters, Part Two

We will be bringing you advice from author Drusilla Campbell’s diaries, notes, talks, and interviews. Many of you remember Dru; she was an active member of our community as a former board president, instructor, and volunteer and is sorely missed. These pieces are edited/curated by her husband, Art Campbell. Edited and © 2015 by Art Campbell #7: Developing Characters, Part Two Characters are at the heart of good fiction. Remember Madame Bovary? Wouldn’t you know her...

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