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 Karin Zirk by Lily Schultz

Posted by on Jan 16, 2017 in Author Interviews, Blog, Fresh Ink, Inklings | Comments Off on Interview with Karin Zirk by Lily Schultz

Dr. Zirk is a mythology enthusiast who has explored the connection between mythological trickster figures and literary archetypes. On January 21st, she will be teaching a class on the topic, called Generative Writing: Using Trickster Mythology to Create Change. What first drew you to mythology? As a teenager, Led Zeppelin brought the ancient myths thundering into my conciseness: the Viking conquerors of Immigrant Song and the blues of Willie Dixon. The ancient folk...

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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 Author Barbara Davenport by Lily Schultz

Posted by on Jan 9, 2017 in Author Interviews, Blog, Fresh Ink | Comments Off on Interview with Author Barbara Davenport by Lily Schultz

Barbara Davenport is the author of multiple novels, including Grit and Hope, a nonfiction account of a young man trying to make a difference. Come January 14th, she will be teaching a class called Kickstarting Your Writing with These Seven practices.   SDWI: What (or who) influenced you to start writing? BD: As far back as I remember I loved to read, loved to lose myself in books. I was lucky in high school to have two excellent English teachers who opened my eyes to...

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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.

12 Days of Christmas: Featured Friend–Canyon Crest Academy Writers’ Conference

Posted by on Dec 27, 2016 in Blog, Community Events, Community Partner of the Month, Fresh Ink | Comments Off on 12 Days of Christmas: Featured Friend–Canyon Crest Academy Writers’ Conference

As part of the month of December, we are going to profile 12 local art or writing organizations. This time, it’s theCanyon Crest Academy Writers’ Conference (CCA Writers Conference), the FREE writing conference for teenagers. The Canyon Crest Academy Writers’ Conference is organized by the Creative Writing Club, a student-led organization that encourages and supports creative writers on campus and throughout San Diego. In 2016, 220 students from 24...

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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.

12 Days of Christmas: Featured Friend–SD Brain Injury Foundation

Posted by on Dec 26, 2016 in Blog, Community Events, Community Partner of the Month, Fresh Ink | Comments Off on 12 Days of Christmas: Featured Friend–SD Brain Injury Foundation

As part of the month of December, we are going to profile 12 local art or writing organizations.  San Diego Brain Injury Foundation is a neighboring organization and has also done partnership programs with SDWI, including writing workshops for people with brian injuries. The San Diego Brain Injury Foundation (SDBIF) was founded in 1983 as the preeminent resource for brain injury survivors in San Diego County, as well as their caregivers and their families, to provide...

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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.

12 Days of Christmas: Featured Friend–So Say We All

Posted by on Dec 23, 2016 in Blog, Community Events, Community Partner of the Month, Fresh Ink | Comments Off on 12 Days of Christmas: Featured Friend–So Say We All

The 12 Days of Christmas actually go into January 6th!  As part of the month of December, we are going to profile 12 local art or writing organizations. So Say We All is a literary and performing arts non-profit organization whose mission is to create opportunities for individuals to tell their stories, and tell them better, through three core priorities: publishing, performance, and education. SSWA offers education outreach programs specifically targeting communities...

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