03/15 Outlining with Jenny Lane

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Whether you’re just beginning a brand new project, or you need some help organizing your thoughts midway through, come join us to learn some tips and tricks for outlining. This one-time workshop will give you the tools to make sure that you’re never lost as you complete your project, regardless of whether it’s a novel, a screenplay, or a collection of essays. Bring a pen, paper, and your best idea to get started. Jennifer Lane received her MFA in Playwriting...

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04/16 Outlaw Voices – The Writer as Renegade with Judy Reeves

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    Outlaw voices are those that break the rules. Not because they like the sound rules make as they shatter, but because rules can hold you back and renegade writers don’t like to be held back. Not with all that blank space to fill and all those stories beating at the walls. For this writing retreat, we’ll gather a gang of renegade writers around the table and spend the day writing from our wild imaginings and untamed tongues. Prompts and exercises will...

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03/13 Beyond Narrative Structure with Akil Kumarasamy

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This course will take a closer look at how fiction writers use narrative structures to create emotional tension and suspense. We often consider Freytag’s pyramid (exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution) as the blueprint for constructing narratives, but by analyzing contemporary short stories and novel excerpts, we can begin to see new models that might help us understand how to frame compelling narratives. Reading stories like Tobias...

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03/06 San Diego Playwrights Sunday Salon: Power Play with Luke Dani Blue

Posted by on Feb 9, 2016 in Classes, Events, Readings & Special Events | Comments Off on 03/06 San Diego Playwrights Sunday Salon: Power Play with Luke Dani Blue

San Diego Playwrights Sunday Salon–Power Play with Award-Winning Writer Luke Dani Blue What do a precocious female math student, a mad king and young man dying of AIDS have in common? According to Tom Stoppard, Shakespeare and Tony Kushner, each are after power—and will do almost anything to get it. Join San Diego Playwrights for their first Sunday Salon on Sunday, March 6 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the Ink Spot, the home of San Diego Writers, Ink, 2730...

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02/28 Writers Read Book Group

Posted by on Feb 8, 2016 in Events, Monthly Event, Readings & Special Events | Comments Off on 02/28 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 Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi When: Sunday, February 28, 2016 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 share insights...

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