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2017-08/12 San Diego Poetry Annual Reading hosted by Judy Reeves

Posted by on Jul 25, 2017 in Events, Readings & Special Events | Comments Off on 2017-08/12 San Diego Poetry Annual Reading hosted by Judy Reeves

August 12 — Saturday, 7 p.m., The San Diego Poetry Annual will hold a reading at The Ink Spot [Judy Reeves, host]

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Friends of Writers Ink by Lily Schultz

Posted by on Jul 25, 2017 in Blog, Community Partner of the Month, Fresh Ink | Comments Off on Friends of Writers Ink by Lily Schultz

San Diego Writers, Ink may be one of the best writer’s organizations in the San Diego area, but we are by no means the only one — and we certainly don’t do everything! Here are a few other wonderful organizations in the area. Write Out Loud Write Out Loud is a San Diego-based organization that reads poetry and short stories aloud for an audience. The pieces are performed by accomplished actors who bring the characters and nuances of the tales to life....

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2017-08/16 Short Stories: Structure and Suspense with Cornelia Feye

Posted by on Jul 24, 2017 in Classes, Events, Fiction, Short Story and Flash | Comments Off on 2017-08/16 Short Stories: Structure and Suspense with Cornelia Feye

“It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.” George Orwell, 1984 With the help of famous first sentences and other writing prompts participants will develop a complete short story during this six week class. We will read a story by Ernest Hemingway to analyze its structure. In a comfortable, supportive environment we will practice plotting, point of view, and creating a story arch including conflict, climax and resolution Through...

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2017-08/19 How to Create a Podcast with Adam Greenfield

Posted by on Jul 18, 2017 in Blogging, Computer Software, and Technology, Classes, Events, Getting Started | Comments Off on 2017-08/19 How to Create a Podcast with Adam Greenfield

Making the best podcast you can make takes time and preparation. The goal of this two-session class is to give you the tools and understanding you need about the pre-production stage of making a podcast to make the rest of the process go smooth. This ranges everywhere from creating the right podcast format for your podcast baby to branding your podcast to planning ahead and scheduling guests and interviews. This class will be a mix of lecture, in-class participation,...

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2017-10/15 Temperamental Poetry: A Making & Mending Workshop with Amie Whittmore

Posted by on Jul 17, 2017 in Classes, Events, Poetry | Comments Off on 2017-10/15 Temperamental Poetry: A Making & Mending Workshop with Amie Whittmore

The poet Gregory Orr suggests poetry is composed of four temperaments: story, structure, music, and imagination. We will read and discuss contemporary poems to better understand how these temperaments work individually and in concert with each other. Then, using these temperaments as templates, participants will “make” poems emphasizing these qualities. Participants will also bring in finished drafts to “mend” by applying these concepts through individual...

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