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.

 

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

January 12, 2018

San Diego Open Mic (prose)

Bring in the New Year with DimeStories!  

Friday, January 12, 2018

Refreshments and sign ups at 6:30; Readings at 7:00

Guest host:  John Van Roekel!

Bio:

John, originally from Michigan, came to San Diego in 2001.  He is the author of three historical novels, Prisoner Moon, Lorenzo’s Assassin and Braver Deeds.  He also edited his father’s WWII letters and you can find them on his website:    http://johnvanroekel.com   A software engineer by profession, John is a member and supporter of San Diego Writers, Ink, a nonprofit organization for writers.

Open Mic San Diego – October

Friday the 13th

                     San Diego DimeStories Open Mic                    13th Anniversary

If you are Superstitious…
Don’t Miss It!

6:30-7:30 Inspirations Gallery next to Inkspot; SDWI, Liberty Station

7:30 – 10 Readings in the Inkspot

10 – 11 Continue celebration at Inspirations Gallery