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Have you ever wondered what best-selling authors eat for dinner? Or how to go about finding an agent? Are you trying to balance your creative life with domesticity? Want to be kept informed on the latest news for writers in our area? In our blog, we feature new installments from SDWI Board Members and other SDWI friends on their lives as writers.

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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Have you ever wondered what best-selling authors eat for dinner? Or how to go about finding an agent? Are you trying to balance your creative life with domesticity? Want to be kept informed on the latest news for writers in our area? In our blog, we feature new installments from SDWI Board Members and other SDWI friends on their lives as writers.

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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Have you ever wondered what best-selling authors eat for dinner? Or how to go about finding an agent? Are you trying to balance your creative life with domesticity? Want to be kept informed on the latest news for writers in our area? In our blog, we feature new installments from SDWI Board Members and other SDWI friends on their lives as writers.

Memoir Showcase winners!

Posted by on Apr 7, 2016 in Blog, Fresh Ink, Inklings | Comments Off on Memoir Showcase winners!

We are happy to announce the winners of the Memoir Showcase.   1. One Centimeter – Kathy B 2. You’re Going to Lose that Girl – Bob G 3.  Freedom Fighter – Kris M 4. Yup, You Got it – Laurie A 5.  Cat Scan – Barb H 6. Flying Saucer in the Desert – Natalie F 7.  The Trading Post – Donna J 8.  Where’s the Harm – Nancy V 9. Part 1, Scene 3 – Karen R 10.  There, Now – Anastasia Z 11.  Masai in...

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Have you ever wondered what best-selling authors eat for dinner? Or how to go about finding an agent? Are you trying to balance your creative life with domesticity? Want to be kept informed on the latest news for writers in our area? In our blog, we feature new installments from SDWI Board Members and other SDWI friends on their lives as writers.

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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Have you ever wondered what best-selling authors eat for dinner? Or how to go about finding an agent? Are you trying to balance your creative life with domesticity? Want to be kept informed on the latest news for writers in our area? In our blog, we feature new installments from SDWI Board Members and other SDWI friends on their lives as writers.

Interview with Janice Steinberg by Gray Thoron

Posted by on Mar 28, 2016 in Author Interviews, Blog | Comments Off on Interview with Janice Steinberg by Gray Thoron

Janice Steinberg is the author of many mystery thrillers. She will be reading from her book The Tin Horse at the 2nd Sunday Author Series at the Women’s Museum in April.   San Diego Writers, Ink: When you dedicate a day for writing, what does this entail? Janice Steinberg: I’m lucky enough to be able to say that writing is my day job. However, I want to respond to an underlying assumption of your question, that one must have a full day—or, at any rate, a...

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