9 p.m., July 27
Fall writing conference
San Diego Writers, Ink celebrates Fall for the Arts 2012 by offering a series of workshops and panels from October 11-14 at the Ink Spot (710 13th St) downtown.
"Fall for Writing, suitable for all levels, will explore a wide range of genres drawing attention to why we write and how we do it...Renowned writers and as publishers will share their insights from morning to evening," states the event site. Workshops ($25 each) include Starting Your Novel, Come Learn the Craft Of Screenwriting!, Memoir, and fiction and poetry workshops. Three panels ($5 each) will be held at 12:30 p.m. on October 12-14 and focus on creative work submissions, the writing process, and applying to MFA programs, grants, and residencies (yours truly as one of the panelists). Registration is recommended.