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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

Build Your Author Brand With Penn Wallace

  • Thursday, July 27, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • You as an author need to build your brand. When you published your first work, you became a celebrity. Now learn how to manage that celebrity to effectively drive book sales. Who is the persona that you want to sell to your audience? Your author self may be different that your real self. Learn how to distinguish the two and how to build on your findings. This class will discuss ... Read more

All upcoming events at The Ink Spot

How To Create Your One-Person Show With Brenda AdelmanStarts August 5, 2017

How To Write A Novel With Jennifer LaneStarts August 12, 2017

Memoir IV: Voice, Transitions, And Symbolism With Marni FreedmanStarts September 2, 2017

Memoir V: Revising, Editing, And Publishing With Marni FreedmanStarts October 14, 2017

The Artist’s Way With Kristen Fogle And Lydia Lea RealStarts September 23, 2017

The Art Of The Personal Essay With Molly Larson CookStarts September 14, 2017

The Crime Novel: A Workshop With Aaron Philip ClarkStarts August 10, 2017

Build Your Author Brand With Penn WallaceJuly 27, 2017

Free Intro To Writing A One-Person Show With Brenda AdelmanJuly 29, 2017

As Painting, So Poetry (Ut Pictura Poesis) With Jeanine WebbJuly 29, 2017

Third Hour Poems: Poem-Making With Jim MorenoJuly 30, 2017

Join The Writers Community And Connect With Readers With Penn WallaceAugust 3, 2017

Memoir Writers : Meet Agent Annie BomkeAugust 5, 2017

Character Development Workshop With Cornelia FeyeAugust 6, 2017

A Few Hours Of Billy Collins And Raymond Carver With Molly Larson CookAugust 12, 2017

Novel IV: Plot And Structure With T. GreenwoodAugust 19, 2017

Flash Fiction With Lisa KesslerAugust 26, 2017

Insights For Actors: Creating A Character With Mark StephanAugust 27, 2017

Tell Me A Story—Using The Techniques Of Fiction To Craft A Compelling Memoir With Judy ReevesSeptember 16, 2017

Navigating The Social Media World For Beginners With Maggie EspinosaSeptember 17, 2017

Turn Your Travel Mementos Into An Artistic Journal Collage with Maggie EspinosaSeptember 24, 2017

Make Your Book Talk With Tamara MerrillSeptember 30, 2017

Temperamental Poetry: A Making And Mending Workshop With Amie WhittemoreOctober 15, 2017

Time In Memoir: A Chronology Of Its Own With Judy ReevesOctober 29, 2017

Past events

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