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The Ink Spot

San Diego Writers, Ink offers classes, groups, workshops, readings and other literary events at The Ink Spot and other locations throughout San Diego County, including the La Jolla Public Library and Lestat’s Coffee House.

San Diego Writers, Ink, nurtures writers and fosters a literary community by serving as a hub for the literary community, promoting literature, providing artistic development for writers at all levels and facilitating artistic collaboration.

We always have something going on: new classes are being added weekly, we have multiple read and critique groups (which might have an opening for your work), plus a book club, meetings, readings and writing practice groups offering prompts.

The Ink Spot is open when classes and events are held or by appointment. Staff may be there in the afternoons Monday-Tuesday from 1 p.m.-5 p.m. and other times. We are only open during events and classes. Please check our schedule.

There is plenty of free parking near the building, including the parking lot just outside. The office is upstairs from the Women’s History Museum and next door to Inspirations Gallery. Visit the Liberty Station website for detailed directions and parking information.

Upcoming event at The Ink Spot

Working With An Editor With Jennifer Silva Redmond

  • Saturday, July 21, 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Editor Jennifer Silva Redmond will explain and demonstrate different types of editing. Learn what a content edit is, what a line edit is, and what exactly a copy-editor does. You’ll learn when you need to hire an editor—and how to work productively with one, when you do. Bring a sample of your writing and be prepared for some “hands on” editing. Whether you are revising a project, cleaning up a ... Read more

All upcoming events at The Ink Spot

Creative Writing I: Intro To Creative Writing With Judy ReevesStarts September 8, 2018

Short Stories With Cornelia FeyeStarts October 11, 2018

The Artist's Way Workshop With Creativity Coach Tania KelvinStarts August 23, 2018

The Kowit Poetry Competition: A Two-Part Conversation & Workshop With Molly CookStarts July 19, 2018

Visceral Writing With Zoe GhahremaniStarts August 13, 2018

Working With An Editor With Jennifer Silva RedmondJuly 21, 2018

Personal Narratives In Nonfiction With Felicia CampbellJuly 22, 2018

Perfect Your Pitch, Query, And Synopsis With Jennifer Silva RedmondJuly 22, 2018

Professional Headshots For Authors With Kendra TruettJuly 28, 2018

Writing Believable Dialogue With Cathy ScottJuly 29, 2018

Secrets Of Fantasy Writing With Mark O'BannonJuly 29, 2018

Personal Essay/Creative Non-fiction With Molly Larson CookAugust 1, 2018

Poetry: Surrealism & The Art Of The Unexpected With Heather SweeneyAugust 4, 2018

Story Structure With Mark O'BannonAugust 5, 2018

Keeping Your Readers In Suspense With Lisa BrackmannAugust 5, 2018

The Secret Life Of Commas & Other Writing Mysteries With Kerri de RosierAugust 12, 2018

Narrative Nonfiction: Making True Stories Come To Life With Felicia CampbellAugust 12, 2018

Violence 101: Writing Violence With Authenticity & Responsibility With Martin Roy HillAugust 12, 2018

Finding Theme & Structure In Your Memoir With Judy ReevesAugust 18, 2018

Ekphrastic Poetry With Sarah SleeperAugust 26, 2018

Screenwriting With Mark O'BannonSeptember 2, 2018

The Artists' Way With Lydia RealSeptember 4, 2018

You Can Write Your Book In A Weekend With Tom BirdSeptember 17, 2018

Birthing Your Book With Tom BirdSeptember 18, 2018

Build An Author Or Publisher Website In 3 Hours With John Burke & Fauzia BurkeSeptember 23, 2018

Poetry of Place with Karen KenyonSeptember 29, 2018

The Business Side Of Independent Publishing With Martin Roy HillOctober 6, 2018

'Houston, We Have A Story': A Science Fiction Primer With Jan ThompsonOctober 7, 2018

Crime Writing With Aaron Phillip ClarkOctober 14, 2018

Book Publishing 1-2-3 With Laurie GibsonOctober 20, 2018

Making Time For Creativity: Collage, Journal & Reflect With Mary Lee MoserOctober 20, 2018

Turning Points With Karen KenyonOctober 21, 2018

Creative Writing Ii: Elements Of The Craft With David CoddonOctober 27, 2018

Magazine Features Writing With Felicia CampbellOctober 28, 2018

Crafting The Short Story With Michael MirollaOctober 29, 2018

Hybrid Texts With Karen KenyonNovember 10, 2018

Spiritual Poetry With Karen KenyonDecember 9, 2018

Creative Writing III: Crafting Fiction With Rich FarrellJanuary 12, 2019

Creative Writing IV: Crafting Non-Fiction With Molly Larson CookMarch 2, 2019

Creative Writing V: Revising, Editing, Publishing With Judy ReevesApril 20, 2019

Past events

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