1st Tuesdays Kidlit Read & Critique with Marcie Colleen

Posted by on Oct 3, 2017 in Events, Monthly/BiMonthly R and C, Ongoing | Comments Off on 1st Tuesdays Kidlit Read & Critique with Marcie Colleen

This is a NEW read & critique group with limited registration. Pay monthly for your ongoing participation.  There is a discount for signing up for 4 months at a time (members only). This group will be limited in size but not in scope or content. Whatever you’re writing for kids, and whatever your level of experience, you’re welcome to sign up.   Whatever type of children’s book you want to write—picture books, chapter books, middle grade, or young...

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National Novel Writing Month in November: SDWI-Style!

Posted by on Sep 26, 2017 in Blog, Fresh Ink, Inklings, Ongoing | Comments Off on National Novel Writing Month in November: SDWI-Style!

National Novel Writing Month (also known as NaNoWriMo) is November. It’s the month where writers try to write 50,000 in 30 days (although some people set other goals). SD Writers, Ink is with you in this quest for a November draft and will help you in the following ways: Friday Night Liberty: Friday, November 3, 5-8pm.  Free Open House at SDWI.  Take a break from writing and network and talk to other writers! Weekly Room to Write:  We will open the Ink Spot to...

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Weekly Sun (Not) Dead (Yet) Poet’s Society II with Anna DiMartino

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in Classes, Events, Ongoing, Poetry, Readings & Special Events | Comments Off on Weekly Sun (Not) Dead (Yet) Poet’s Society II with Anna DiMartino

Join us on Sundays from 3-5pm for the (Not) Dead (Yet) Poet’s Society II, led by Anna DiMartino. We will have a lively discussion on a contemporary piece of poetry, work from a writing prompt, writing for a short time (10-15mins), and we’ll read/critique participants’ work (if they would like). Participants are encouraged to bring 10 copies of a work in progress, not to exceed 1 page.  Price is $10/session if member  $15 for...

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1st Thurs Screenwriting Group with Carlos de los Rios

Posted by on Jun 19, 2017 in Monthly Event, Ongoing | Comments Off on 1st Thurs Screenwriting Group with Carlos de los Rios

This monthly read and critique group allows participants to have pages of their material read aloud in a classic R&C format. But the group also focuses on sharing new developments in the field of writing for the movies. Writers of all levels are welcome to come and share their material in a group setting and to work with other fellow writers on theirs. Sometimes an industry speaker will join the group to share insider stories and wisdom. But the main purpose of the...

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Weekly Tuesdays: Stories That Want to be Told Read-and-Critique for Memoirists with Judy Reeves

Posted by on Feb 27, 2017 in Classes, Events, Memoir, Ongoing | Comments Off on Weekly Tuesdays: Stories That Want to be Told Read-and-Critique for Memoirists with Judy Reeves

Read and critique is a way – possibly the only way—for writers to hear how their writing sounds to others. This is how we discover what is working and what needs work. Workshopping our writing helps us gain necessary perspective, especially in writing the memoir. This three-month read-and-critique group invites memoirists to bring a few pages of work-in-progress every other week for review and critique by group members and the instructor. The group is limited to six...

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