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Every month we’ll feature new interviews of authors. Interviews will be conducted by SDWI Board Members, staff, or our very talented SDWI interns. Is there an author you’d like to find out more about? Email Us.

Interview with Seretta Martin — by Rhys Lee

Posted by on Apr 25, 2016 in Author Interviews, Fresh Ink | Comments Off on Interview with Seretta Martin — by Rhys Lee

Seretta Martin is a poet who invented a new form of poetry called haiphrastic, discussed below. Her next class is 05/15 Humor and Poetry.   San Diego Writers, Ink: Pw.org states you created your own form of poetry called “haiphrastic.” Could you explain that for me? What forms are you blending? Why are you blending them? Seretta Martin: This form is an amalgamation of two forms of poetry: Ekphrastic and Contemporary Haibun (a form of Haiku). There are three...

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Every month we’ll feature new interviews of authors. Interviews will be conducted by SDWI Board Members, staff, or our very talented SDWI interns. Is there an author you’d like to find out more about? Email Us.

Interview with Cornelia Feye — by Rhys Lee

Posted by on Apr 18, 2016 in Author Interviews, Fresh Ink | Comments Off on Interview with Cornelia Feye — by Rhys Lee

San Diego Writers, Ink: I see that you were an art historian and anthropologist. What got you into writing short stories and flash fiction? Cornelia Feye: For my work I write essays and articles about art and artists. This naturally evolved into writing short stories and mystery novels. I enjoy using my imagination, which I have to suppress for the non-fiction writing.   SDWI: How has your previous background as an art historian and anthropologist influenced your...

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Every month we’ll feature new interviews of authors. Interviews will be conducted by SDWI Board Members, staff, or our very talented SDWI interns. Is there an author you’d like to find out more about? Email Us.

How Technical Writing Can Help You with Amy Roost — by Rhys Lee

Posted by on Apr 15, 2016 in Author Interviews, Blog, Fresh Ink | Comments Off on How Technical Writing Can Help You with Amy Roost — by Rhys Lee

As the modern world progressively becomes more and more automated, there is a growing need for technical writers—people who can explain how a system or software program works. This form of writing can help you pay closer attention to detail and write to one specific audience. I talked to Amy Roost, who will be doing a class on April 18, about technical writing. She explains how automation requires software and software then requires technical writers. She asserts that...

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Every month we’ll feature new interviews of authors. Interviews will be conducted by SDWI Board Members, staff, or our very talented SDWI interns. Is there an author you’d like to find out more about? Email Us.

Interview with Roger Aplon — by Rhys Lee

Posted by on Apr 7, 2016 in Author Interviews, Blog, Fresh Ink | Comments Off on Interview with Roger Aplon — by Rhys Lee

Roger Aplon is a renowned poet teaching a class on April 24 about improvisation and writing because of his most recent book Improvisations – Poetic Impressions From Contemporary Music. Below he answers some questions about this book. More about Roger Aplon’s reading/signing event on 4/22 Roger Aplon’s class San Diego Writers, Ink: What is your preferred form of poetry? Lyrical, prose, free verse, metrical? Roger Aplon: Initially, I most often write...

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Every month we’ll feature new interviews of authors. Interviews will be conducted by SDWI Board Members, staff, or our very talented SDWI interns. Is there an author you’d like to find out more about? Email Us.

Sisters in Crime coming to San Diego – Partners in Crime with Kim Keeline — by Rhys Lee

Posted by on Apr 4, 2016 in Author Interviews, Blog, Fresh Ink | Comments Off on Sisters in Crime coming to San Diego – Partners in Crime with Kim Keeline — by Rhys Lee

Starting in April, the San Diego Chapter of Sisters in Crime (named Partners in Crime) will be collaborating with San Diego Writers, Ink. Sisters in Crime is a national organization for readers and writers of mystery stories. Though they are particularly designed to support women in the mystery genre, they are still open to both men and women members. The organization currently has about 3000 members. They had a San Diego chapter a few years ago, but it shut down....

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