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On the first of every month, we’ll feature new interviews of local and international authors. Interviews will be conducted by SDWI Board Members. Is there an author you’d like to find out more about? Email Kelli.

Interview with Jim Ruland by T.C. Porter

Posted by on Apr 2, 2014 in Author Interviews, Blog, Fresh Ink | Comments Off

Below is a recent interview of Jim Ruland by T.C. Porter.  Ruland is the prose editor for this year’s A Year In Ink anthology which we are releasing at a big party on April 22nd.  We hope you will join us for a celebration of San Diego authors and your first chance to purchase a copy of our latest book. To the many identities of Jim Ruland, add memoirist. His micro-memoir won a Reader’s Digest award. His long-awaited first novel arrives later this year. As an...

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On the first of every month, we’ll feature new interviews of local and international authors. Interviews will be conducted by SDWI Board Members. Is there an author you’d like to find out more about? Email Kelli.

Maritza Rico Interviews Anna DiMartino

Posted by on Feb 21, 2014 in Author Interviews, Fresh Ink | Comments Off

Anna DiMartino and Ron Salisbury have started a group for poets who want to share their work, listen to others’ writing, and learn from their fellow peers. The (Not) Dead (Yet) Poet’s Society is your opportunity to communicate with poets from the community and feed off of each other’s talents. The group of poets will be meeting at The Ink Spot on Wednesdays from 9 to 11am. Please note: The rate for this group has been reduced. This is a weekly drop in fees are...

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On the first of every month, we’ll feature new interviews of local and international authors. Interviews will be conducted by SDWI Board Members. Is there an author you’d like to find out more about? Email Kelli.

Maritza Rico Interviews Rich Farrell

Posted by on Jan 23, 2014 in Author Interviews, Fresh Ink | Comments Off

Rich Farrell invites anyone who is interested to explore the creative and abstract format of collage in the unexpected platform that is prose. Farrell is challenging artists, musicians, sculptors, mathematicians, teachers and anyone else who is interested in creativity through the form of language to attend the “Collage in Prose Writing” workshop, Saturday, February 8th at San Diego Writers Ink. This workshop is designed to be opened ended. The attendees will work...

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On the first of every month, we’ll feature new interviews of local and international authors. Interviews will be conducted by SDWI Board Members. Is there an author you’d like to find out more about? Email Kelli.

Maritza Rico Interviews reg e gaines

Posted by on Jan 15, 2014 in Author Interviews, Fresh Ink | Comments Off

Do you dream of standing in front of an audience, mastering the art of spoken word? Make your way to Writer’s Ink, Saturday, February 1st, to be trained by Tony Award winning playwright reg e gaines. Through his work performed by actor Jeffrey Wright (Boardwalk Empire, Angels In America, Basquiat, Syriana and Top Dog Under Dog), reg e gaines has mastered the craft of writing and transforming poems into powerful monologues, full of imagery and descriptive words that...

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On the first of every month, we’ll feature new interviews of local and international authors. Interviews will be conducted by SDWI Board Members. Is there an author you’d like to find out more about? Email Kelli.

Screenwriting: Interview with Carlos de los Rios by Adria Britton

Posted by on Dec 1, 2013 in Author Interviews, Blog, Fresh Ink | Comments Off

30 November 2013 Location: A vintage armchair in a coffeehouse Thinking about: Screenwriting Sometimes the magic of a movie captivates me in such a way that I forget there is a magician who assembles the beauty.  The magician of a movie is the screenwriter.  A screenwriter’s magic does not lie in an “abracadabra,” however—it lies in meticulous forethought and hours of work.  A successful screenwriter strategizes, concocting methods to create a screenplay that...

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