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.

Anticipating the Fiction Cohort by T.C. Porter

Posted by on Aug 19, 2014 in Blog, Fresh Ink | Comments Off

As I look forward to the cohort I lead beginning September 2, unsure who will join, or what they hope to accomplish—knowing that the shape of the group will be impacted by each participant—like the individual threads of a rope, to me the value of such an endeavor is the ties that bind us into something larger than solitary writers. The enterprise of fashioning words into stories pulls us into ourselves, and we must be intentional about uncurling, venturing...

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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 San Diego Writers, Ink Helps Me & Other Students Discover Writing by Celeste Morales

Posted by on Aug 14, 2014 in Blog, Fresh Ink | Comments Off

I am a student, a member, and currently an intern (the staff has nicknamed us “inkterns”). Amateur writers at California State University San Marcos, in my Literature and Writing major, always talk about their concerns managing writing once they graduate. There are concerns about not having a platform that forces us to focus on writing like our courses do, or having the time. For some, the concern is not after graduation but before, like finding a way...

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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 & Jim Moreno Present The 1st Annual Jihmye Collins Memorial End of Summer Poetry Camp: Camp Collins

Posted by on Aug 13, 2014 in Blog, Fresh Ink | Comments Off

San Diego Writers, Ink & Jim Moreno Present The 1st Annual Jihmye Collins Memorial End of Summer Poetry Camp: Camp Collins Malcolm X Library, 5148 Market St., San Diego, CA 92114 August 25 to 29th 2:00 P.M. To 5:00 P.M. August 31st Poetry Performance – 2:00 P.M. To 3:00 P.M. Malcolm X Library For 10 Students Ages 14-18 From Southeast San Diego Ten teenagers from Southeast San Diego will receive scholarships to participate in an end of summer poetry camp, Camp...

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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.

SoCal Author Academy Dinner

Posted by on Aug 8, 2014 in Blog, Fresh Ink | Comments Off

Here’s an interesting event coming up where some SDWI authors/instructors will be participating.   DINNER SERIES FOR AUTHORS: A SOCAL AUTHOR ACADEMY EVENT  Event Details Thursday, September 4, 2014 Starting at: 6:00pm Venue: Real Office Centers, 600 W. Broadway, Suite 700, San Diego 92101 (see parking options below) Cost: $25 per person (includes dinner, event, FREE book to first 50 to register*) About the Event Please join us for dinner and a...

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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 on Mindfulness and Writing with Lara Eisenberg by Celeste Morales

Posted by on Aug 5, 2014 in Author Interviews, Blog, Fresh Ink | Comments Off

 I had the pleasure of taking Lara’s workshop on mindfulness this past month. Many people who use San Diego Writers, Ink resources to develop their writing may not realize how her workshop can be helpful to the seasoned or aspiring writer. All writers can use  some mindfulness to help them become better writers. In Lara’s workshop you learn that in being mindful of how our own perceptions of ourselves and how it affects our beliefs and decisions,  we can...

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