San Diego DimeStories April Open Mic (prose)

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San Diego DimeStories 
Open Mic (prose)

Friday, April 13, 2018

6:30 p.m. Sign Ups
7:00 p.m. Readings

San Diego Writers, Ink

Guest Host!

Danielle Baldwin

Bio:Danielle Baldwin is a freelance writer, mentor and leadership coach who is passionate about helping people and businesses tell their stories. In addition to writing and coaching, Danielle is president of the San Diego Memoir Writers Association and hosts Brown Bag, a prompt-based writing class, every Tuesday at noon at San Diego Writers Ink. She received her B.A. in Creative Writing from Vanderbilt University and an M.B.A. from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA.

In her spare time, Danielle is a literary fiction fanatic, brussels sprout connoisseur, fitted sheet folding flunkie, frequent dropper of f-bombs, repeated auto-correct victim,  Springsteen devotee, and die-hard dog person. She is also a fertility survivor, member of the tribe of the motherless, and a hopeful memoirist who blogs at her site daniellebbaldwin.com.

 

Ft. Collins to launch DimeStories

Please join me in welcoming the newest DimeStories Chapter, Ft. Collins, Colorado, and Amanda Martinek to the family!  If you are anywhere near Ft. Collins, do check out the launch event:

Friday, March 9 th , 2018 at 6:00 PM.

at The Bean Cycle, 144 N College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524.

The monthly event will take place on the 2 nd Friday of each
month at The Bean Cycle.

DimeStories are 3-minutes prose pieces read by the author. Authors of all experience levels are welcome to sign up and read.

Writers can sign up to read at 5:30 PM and the show starts at 6:00 PM.

The Fort Collins Chapter event is hosted by Amanda Martinek.

 

Amanda is a San Diego native, now rooted in Fort Collins. She is a member of Northern Colorado Writers and works in social and digital media marketing.

 

She was previously the Editor in Chief of a music publication called ListenSD and is currently working on her debut novel.

San Diego Open Mic (prose)

Join us Friday, March 9, 2018

San Diego DimeStories Open Mic 

6:30 pm Refreshments and Sign Ups
7:00 pm Readings 

San Diego Writers, Ink;       Liberty Station
$5 donation at the door

GUEST HOST Bernie Nofel !

Bernie has been a scribbling scribe regular in San Diego’s writing community for years. In addition to DimeStories, Bernie has confused, perplexed, annoyed, irritated, and sometimes inspired fellow wordsmiths at Wednesday’s Write Real Early and Thursday Writes. The one thing he’s rarely done is bore anyone.

 Bernie writes and presents with the passion one

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San Diego DimeStories January 2018 Standouts!

Congratulations to our        January Standouts!

Your work inspired us at our last DimeStories Open Mic! Thank you for coming and sharing your creativity and inspiration with us.

 

Savannah Cannon – The Breaking of the ‘Innocent’

Danielle Baldwin – Blue Plate Special

Ed Coonce – No Flowers for Algernon

Next San Diego DimeStories Open Mic:  Friday, February 9, 2018

SEE YOU THERE!

San Diego DimeStories February 2018 Open Mic (prose)

Friday, February 9, 2018 – Join us for an evening of fascinating stories and memoir! We look forward to your 3-minute readings.

6:30 Sign ups/snacks; 7:00 Readings; San Diego Writers Ink; Liberty Station

This month’s guest host:

Natalie Green!

Natalie Green is the Program Coordinator at PEN Center USA where she works with the Emerging Voices Fellowship, PEN In The Community writing residencies, and author evening series, PEN Presents. Natalie graduated from UCLA with a bachelor’s in English and a concentration in creative writing. As an undergraduate, she managed Westwind, UCLA’s Journal of the Arts, and wrote a short story collection for her honors thesis entitled Lost Angeles.

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San Diego December Standouts!

Congratulations San Diego DimeStories December Standouts! 

Carol Moscrip, Ed Coonce, Kevin Hennessy, and Don Ryan

We appreciate your creativity and craft!  These four writers were selected by their peers as stories to highlight from our last meeting.

Thank you for attending and sharing your talent!  We look forward to what you bring to our next DimeStories!

 

 

Listen and Enjoy!

Carol Moscrip – Looney Toons

Ed Coonce- Stormy Weather

Kevin Hennessy – Dakota, December 8, 1980

Don Ryan – Ants and Other Sentient Creatures

San Diego DimeStories November Standouts

Congratulations to our Standouts!

Brad Davidson, Judy Reeves, Chet Hall, and Tia Meredith were chosen by their peers to represent the best of DimeStories!  We appreciate your creativity and composition.  Thank you for sharing your humor, passion, heart, and imagination with us!  We look forward to hearing more from you each month at our gatherings.

BRAVO!

Brad Davidson – Dear Santa

Judy Reeves – Helskini After Tom’s Death

Chet Hall – Lulu Does Not Want to Sniff Bombs

Tia Meredith – The Morning After Vagelis