11/19 The 5 Big Rules of Plot: how to create an excellent story again and again with Wesley Fulkerson

Posted by on Nov 7, 2016 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 11/19 The 5 Big Rules of Plot: how to create an excellent story again and 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...

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11/05 San Diego Memoir Writers Association INTEREST MEETING

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San Diego Memoir Writers Association INTEREST MEETING Saturday Nov 5th at 2:30! Please attend to discuss the mission and shape of the association as well as to elect our first year leaders! Where: San Diego Writers, Ink What: Snacks and drinks, input and elections. We want to be up and running in January. We already have a great board lined up, along with some amazing speakers. Join us! Organized by Marni...

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11/20 Thich Nhat Hanh: The Voice of the Buddha —  Poetry of Enduring Moments by A Zen Mystic with Jim Moreno

Posted by on Oct 28, 2016 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 11/20 Thich Nhat Hanh: The Voice of the Buddha —  Poetry of Enduring Moments by A Zen Mystic with Jim Moreno

How can a Buddhist monk,  in exile from his homeland since the mid 1960’s, arrive in positive Existential/ Zen space sans bitterness and vitriolic?  Poetry?  Meditation?  How about poetry as meditation.  Thich Nhat Hanh, whose main crime was wanting peace for Vietnam, was banished from Vietnam in 1967 by both South and North Vietnam.  Join San Diego Writers, Ink teaching artist Jim Moreno in taking a look at the poet, peace activist, and global spiritual...

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11/13 Literary Publishing Contracts for Writers with Mark Reichenthal

Posted by on Oct 25, 2016 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 11/13 Literary Publishing Contracts for Writers with Mark Reichenthal

Congratulations, you’re about to sign a publishing contract! But do you know how to read the fine print and negotiate terms that are fair to you as an author?  What changes can editors or copyeditors make to your work? Are royalty payments fair? Which rights and formats are you granting to the publisher – electronic and audiobook? Film and TV?  Which specific territories and languages can your work be published in? This intensive workshop will show writers...

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10/27 A Night of Dark Tales Open Mic at Hennessey’s La Jolla

Posted by on Oct 25, 2016 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 10/27 A Night of Dark Tales Open Mic at Hennessey’s La Jolla

At Off the Wall 3-minute prose open mic night Actors: bring a scary classic scene or monologue. Writers: bring your “scariest” polished original story. Or just sit and be entertained. Ages 18+ Readers limited to 3-min. per person. Costumes welcomed. Thurs. Oct. 27nd, 2016   7:00 p.m. Hennessey’s — 7811 Herschel, La Jolla $5 Master of macabre: Diane Malloy Food/drinks are avail. for purchase from...

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