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06/28 Writers Read Book Group: Freedom by Jonathan Franzen

Posted by on May 27, 2015 in Events, Readings & Special Events | Comments Off on 06/28 Writers Read Book Group: Freedom by Jonathan Franzen

Writers Read Book Group 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 Freedom by Jonathan Franzen. When: Sunday, June 28, 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...

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06/17 The Elements of Fiction Writing with Kate Sayre

Posted by on May 26, 2015 in Classes, Events | Comments Off on 06/17 The Elements of Fiction Writing with Kate Sayre

The purpose here is, quite simply, to have you leave this course writing better than when you entered. You will write fiction with more precision, force, and surprise than before. During our time together, we will focus on the elements of a short story or a beginning chapter in a novel–such as character, dialogue, plot or form, setting, language, etc. If you are already familiar with these fundamentals, now is the opportunity to examine them more deeply. This is a...

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07/19 Poetry of Place with Karen Kenyon

Posted by on May 26, 2015 in Classes, Events | Comments Off on 07/19 Poetry of Place with Karen Kenyon

Please join us for a 3 hour class on “Poetry of Place,” where we will read poems of place by various poets, including Billy Collins, Mary Oliver, Pablo Neruda, Jane Hirshfield, David Whyte, and Wendell Berry. A brief introduction to poetry will be part of this class, including two simple forms, as well as the opportunity to write or begin your own “poem of place” in any form you like (poems of place can be about nature, a city, your back yard, or even an inner...

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08/02 How to Edit Your Own Writing with John Mann

Posted by on May 19, 2015 in Classes, Events | Comments Off on 08/02 How to Edit Your Own Writing with John Mann

This single session will be based on the best advice Hemingway ever gave. It will cover, briefly, the basics of structuring fiction and non-fiction, then move into the fun stuff: the opening sentence; the origin and evolution of words; how a comma signals only-children or the year of America’s first printed book; the application to writing of Ockham’s razor and Mallet-Stevens’s criteria for architecture; characters’ voices; distinguishing dialogue; double...

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07/13 Publish My Book Prep™ (Writing for Kids) with Lisa Monaco Gonzales

Posted by on May 19, 2015 in Classes, Events | Comments Off on 07/13 Publish My Book Prep™ (Writing for Kids) with Lisa Monaco Gonzales

Lisa Monaco Gonzales, best-selling author, invites young inspiring writers to this fun-filled educational summer camp, where your child will write and illustrate their very own book.  The class is offered for students from the 1st through 8th grade. She designed this program with the intention of inspiring the artist within, tapping into their creativity, and exercising their writing skills. Each day, as your child’s voice finds expression in words and pictures,...

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