05/19 Erotica Writing Workshop with Jenny Lane

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015 in Classes, Events | Comments Off

If you have ever struggled with incorporating sensual scenes into your novel, or if you are interested in getting your foot in the door of money-making smut writing, this class is for you! At the conclusion of the 3-week workshop, you will be armed with the tools you need to publish your first completed short story on Amazon. Week One: Erotica vs. Romance Some stories or novels require different elements for their intimate moments. Learn to determine what your story...


05/17 Writers Read Book Group: We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo

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San Diego Writers, Ink is pleased to bring writers together to discuss selected books every four to six weeks on a Sunday afternoon. Our next selection is We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo. • When: Sunday, May 17, 2015 from 3-5pm • Where: The New Ink Spot at NTC at Liberty Station, 2730 Historic Decatur Rd., Barracks 16, Suite 202, San Diego, CA 92106. • How much: $5   For more information, email programs@sandiegowriters.org Participants are invited to...


National Poetry Month Celebrations

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015 in Blog, Events, Fresh Ink, Inklings, Monthly Event, Ongoing, Readings & Special Events | Comments Off

APRIL IS NATIONAL POETRY MONTH AND SAN DIEGO WRITERS, INK IS CELEBRATING ALL MONTH LONG According to poets.org, National Poetry Month “is the largest literary celebration in the world, with tens of millions of readers, students, K-12 teachers, librarians, booksellers, literary events curators, publishers, bloggers, and, of course, poets marking poetry’s important place in our culture and our lives.” The Academy of American Poets founded National Poetry Month in...


05/05 Narrative Non-Fiction III with Caitlin Rother

Posted by on Mar 30, 2015 in Classes, Events | Comments Off

In this progressive workshop, New York Times bestselling author Caitlin Rother will help intermediate and advanced writers build scenes, the foundation of narrative non-fiction, and develop a narrative structure for stories or book-length works. She will break down the craft of telling true stories by incorporating universal themes and the basic elements of storytelling: characters, point of view, voice, setting, description, dialogue and plot. By showing rather than...


04/21 Scrivener Informal Drop-In Tutorial Session

Posted by on Mar 24, 2015 in Classes, Events, Readings & Special Events | Comments Off

Bring your laptop and your Scrivener program (there is a free 30 day trial you can download) and come to an informal session of work and question time.  We’ll have a laptop with a projector screen set up so we can answer questions and show techniques.  Come with questions and your program.  $5.  Drop in–no registration required.  Come anytime during the session.  Informal tutoring and question/answer time.   Kim Keeline is a college teacher of...