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.

An Interview with Libby Flores by Nicole Koehler

Posted by on Feb 8, 2016 in Author Interviews, Blog, Craft Talk, Fresh Ink | Comments Off on An Interview with Libby Flores by Nicole Koehler

Libby Flores is soon teaching the class: “Teaching the Short Story”   Nicole: What did you learn about your writing through your PEN Center USA Emerging Voices Fellowship experience? Libby: After I was awarded the fellowship in 2008, many things changed for me as a writer. I was welcomed into a writing community, and I was given tools I still utilize to this day. I realized how long it actually takes to write, revise and finish a story. There are many...

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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.

03/04 Showcasing SDWI Members’ Published Works

Posted by on Feb 8, 2016 in Blog, Classes, Events, Fresh Ink, Inklings, Monthly Event, Readings & Special Events | Comments Off on 03/04 Showcasing SDWI Members’ Published Works

On the First Friday event on March 4 (5pm to 8pm), we will showcase the works of our members.  If you have published a book (traditional or self publishing), you can submit to our showcase.  We are asking members to provide one or more copies of their published works to The Ink Spot where they will be put on display on the center table.  The goal is to provide visitors a better understanding of the talents, diversity and accomplishments of our member...

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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.

Neal Griffin on Read and Critique Groups (and his book launch)

Posted by on Feb 1, 2016 in Blog, Craft Talk, Fresh Ink, Inklings | Comments Off on Neal Griffin on Read and Critique Groups (and his book launch)

Neal Griffin has worked as a patrol cop, field training officer, member of SWAT, Hostage Negotiator, Narcotics Investigator, Gang Enforcement Specialist; and, Supervisor of a Homicide Unit. He has been named as Officer of the Year on two occasions during his career and he currently holds the rank of Detective Lieutenant.  Neal’s first novel, Benefit of the Doubt, was published by Forge Books in May, 2015 and went immediately to #8 on the Los Angeles Times bestseller...

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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.

02/05 Tax Talk (FREE, 4pm) and Open House Party (5-8pm, FREE Reading, Ceremony & More)

Posted by on Jan 30, 2016 in Blog, Fresh Ink, Inklings | Comments Off on 02/05 Tax Talk (FREE, 4pm) and Open House Party (5-8pm, FREE Reading, Ceremony & More)

TAX TIME?  Have a question about taxes when you are a writer? freelancer? Special Free TaxTalk at SDWI from H & R Block on Feb 5 at 4pm. RSVP with Kristen (programs@sandiegowriters.org) Tax Talks Flyer Friday Night Liberty. 5pm Novel Writing Certificate Program with Tammy Greenwood. At 6:30pm, book signing/celebration of Ron Salisbury’s 2015 Main Street Rag Poetry Prize winning book of poetry, “Miss Desert Inn.” It will also be the opening of the newest art...

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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.

SDWI Staffer Kim Keeline Talks Blogging on TV

Posted by on Jan 29, 2016 in Blog, Craft Talk, Fresh Ink, Inklings | Comments Off on SDWI Staffer Kim Keeline Talks Blogging on TV

Recently, Kim Keeline was interviewed on San Diego’s CW6 San Diego Living morning news about blogging.  She shares a few tips about writing, including how necessary perseverance is, especially when sharing your work on the web. Go see what she has to say on the segment Books, Blogs, and...

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