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10/07 First Friday Reading With William Luvaas

Posted by on Jul 26, 2016 in Events, Readings & Special Events | Comments Off on 10/07 First Friday Reading With William Luvaas

Beneath The Coyote Hills explores the influence of choice and chance in our lives. Do we control our own destiny or is it dictated in part by mysterious forces beyond our control? Tommy Aristophanos is a luckless man, a homeless freegan, fiction writer, and epileptic, who is haunted by grotesque “spell visions” and by his abusive father who returns, quite literally, from the dead. When Tommy’s fictional creation, wealthy and successful V.C. Hoffstatter,...

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10/02 Make Writing and Selling Your Book a Reality with Self Publishing with Maggie Espinosa

Posted by on Jul 26, 2016 in Classes, Events | Comments Off on 10/02 Make Writing and Selling Your Book a Reality with Self Publishing with Maggie Espinosa

Gone are the days of sending your book manuscript to myriad editors in hopes of getting published. In the 21st century actualizing your tome is easier than you imagine. Having written and self published two books, I learned the ins-and-outs of what it takes to bring your dream of being an author to fruition. I’ll teach you how to research the market for competition; choose the correct format; whether to use four color, two color, or black and white; photos...

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08/21 When the Meadow Hears Thunder: More Poetry From Rumi With Jim Moreno

Posted by on Jul 26, 2016 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 08/21 When the Meadow Hears Thunder: More Poetry From Rumi With Jim Moreno

If you missed the The Muse and the Mystics: The Poetry of Rumi and the Ecstastic Makers in July at the Ink Spot, you missed Jim Moreno teaching from a place of great love for the poems of Rumi, Hafez, and Kabir.  You won’t want to miss any of the following three month series starting with Rumi in August, Hafez in September, and Kabir in October. On Sunday, August 21, 2016 Moreno will begin  the poetry series by going deeper into the heart and soul of Rumi...

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08/14 The Art of the Interview With Susan Gembrowski

Posted by on Jul 19, 2016 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 08/14 The Art of the Interview With Susan Gembrowski

Let’s say you need to talk to someone for a freelance profile or travel story, a relative for specifics to include in your memoir, or an expert to clarify information for your novel. The Art of the Interview class will teach you how to structure the conversation – how to ask the right questions and how to get honest answers to difficult questions. A good interviewer comes away with the ability to use all five senses to paint a picture. You will learn to prepare for...

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09/11 Story Structure with Tim West

Posted by on Jul 19, 2016 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 09/11 Story Structure with Tim West

What are the classic story structures? Discover the sturdy scaffold for your story’s imposing edifice, the hidden skeleton we can flesh out to make stories come alive. Tim West has been a San Diego-based  theatre artist for more than 25 years. He is a noted actor with 40+ area professional credits in theatres from Lambs Players to ion. As a playwright, he has had more than a dozen of his plays produced, including multiple works commissioned by both Scripps...

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