Upcoming Events

  • June 15: SD/PEN hosts their annual networking event from 7 to 8:30 PM, at the San Diego County Health Services Complex (the same location as our SDWEG meetings). Attendance is free for SDWEG and SD/PEN members. There will be snacks, drawings, and games for prizes. To help them plan the amount of food and beverages to provide, please RSVP to info@sdpen.com by Monday, June 12.
  • June 20: SD Memoir Showcase is accepting monologue submissions, to be performed by North Coast Rep in October, through today. For more information, see http://www.sandiegowriters.org/2017-0615-submissions-for-the-memoir-showcase-2017/.
  • July 1: Deadline for submissions to this year’s edition of The Guilded Pen. For more information, see https://sdwritersguild.org/anthology-2/.

Writing Courses

  • San Diego Continuing Education – Writers Workshop Course covers writing newspaper articles, outlining and writing autobiographies, fiction techniques for writing short stories and novels, and an introduction to poetry writing. Ages 18+ welcome. Meets T/W 9 a.m. to noon from 9/6 through 1/25 at Point Loma Assembly, or M/W 6-8 p.m. from 9/7 through 1/25 at Mesa College. Additional info: http://www.sdce.edu/classdetails/1680B or http://www.sdce.edu/classdetails/2264C
  • San Diego Continuing Education – Blogging for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Nowadays, every business and website needs a blog. Why? Because search engines, like Google and Bing, want you to create compelling and timely content, if you want to rank high on their results pages. Blogging is an excellent way to create and generate traffic for your website. In this course you will learn how to write blogs effectively and optimize for search engines. Will focus on the WordPress, Tumblr blog platforms. Meets twice, Friday 11/4 and 11/18, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at North City Campus, Room 110. Additional info: http://www.sdce.edu/class-details/1992C
  • SD/PEN will host a Branding and Marketing Essentials & WordPress Bootcamp at Elijah’s Deli on October 22, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Additional info: http://sdpen.com/eventsschedule/