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2018-03/11 Non-fiction Page-Turners with Wesley Fulkerson

Posted by on Feb 7, 2018 in Classes, Events, Memoir, Nonfiction | Comments Off on 2018-03/11 Non-fiction Page-Turners with Wesley Fulkerson

Non-fiction Page-turners: memoirs, biographies, narrative nonfiction, and true crime that engages the reader What if you could write a memoir that was exciting as a murder mystery, a biography that drew in the audience like a novel, or a piece of nonfiction that your readers just couldn’t put down? There is wonderful craft involved in artfully arranging true events into a book, and through the powerful techniques taught in this class, you can learn how to do it...

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2018-05/19 Follow that Character with Wesley Fulkerson

Posted by on Feb 1, 2018 in Classes, Creativity and Journaling, Events, Fiction | Comments Off on 2018-05/19 Follow that Character with Wesley Fulkerson

Follow that Character! Learn how to create and understand believable characters. Are you tired of reading characters that seem like cardboard props? Are you tired of looking at your own protagonists and thinking that it’s just hard to root for them? Fear not. There is a solution, and it changes everything. W.A. Fulkerson is the author of eight books, including the Starfall Trilogy and Writing With Purpose. He has worked as Head Screenwriter for Arbella Studios...

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2018-02/25 The Best of African American Poetry: A Celebration of Black History Month–Poem-Making With Jim Moreno

Posted by on Jan 29, 2018 in Classes, Events, Poetry | Comments Off on 2018-02/25 The Best of African American Poetry: A Celebration of Black History Month–Poem-Making With Jim Moreno

NEW DATE/TIME If you ever attended Artists on the Cutting Edge: Cross-Fertilization, Quincy Troupe’s amazing poetry-literature-music series of national & international artists at the La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art you know why San Diego Writers, Ink is happy to announce Jim Moreno’s February class which features the cutting edge of Black poets. After Troupe lost his position as the Poet Laureate of California due to inaccuracy on his application he...

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2018-03/19 A Writer’s Book of Days—First the Book, Now the Class with Judy Reeves

Posted by on Jan 26, 2018 in Classes, Creativity and Journaling, Events, Fiction, Getting Started | Comments Off on 2018-03/19 A Writer’s Book of Days—First the Book, Now the Class with Judy Reeves

There’s a reason both writers new to the craft and experienced wordsmiths continue to use this book nearly twenty years after its initial publication; its subtitle says it all: A Spirited Companion and Lively Muse for the Writing Life. Within its pages, you’ll find friendly instruction in the craft of writing; down-to-earth, practical tips; thought-provoking and inspiring quotes; insight and gossip into the lives of famous and infamous writers; and guidelines for a...

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2018-03/18 Great Opening Lines with Tim West

Posted by on Jan 23, 2018 in Classes, Events | Comments Off on 2018-03/18 Great Opening Lines with Tim West

We revisit a popular course that focuses on how the best writing is reflected in that opening salvo. We will examine a few famous first lines, your first sally-firth for an existing work, or else you’ll develop one–or perhaps you’ll write a great first line for a work yet to come. It’s a great way of looking at writing in miniature–and one still used by many readers to pick-and-choose what they read.   Tim West has been...

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