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Open Mic (prose) at San Diego Writers Ink
NOTE EARLIER TIME!! Bring your 3-minute story, and bring a friend (because listening is fun too!). Refreshements served at 6:30 (great time to mix and mingle) Stories begin at 7:00. Dime Stories are 3-minutes stories (prose, not poetry) read by the author. They’re funny. They’re heart-rending. Fictional or factual, they’re always true. Beware: Three-minute rule (that’s about 500 words) is strictly enforced. $5.00 donation at the door is requested... and if you'd like to contribute a little extra towards food and wine, that's much appreciated!

The Ink Spot

2730 Historic Decatur Road, Barracks 16, Suite 204 · San Diego, CA

What we're about

Love to write? Of course you do. Like to perform? That's a rhetorical question. Want to share your stories with other writers? Why am I even asking? Dime Stories are 3-minutes stories (prose, not poetry) read by the author. They’re funny. They’re heart-rending. Fictional or factual, they’re always true. Bring your Dime Story to read to a live audience at any of our open mics. Beware: Three-minute rule (that’s about 500 words) is strictly enforced. Since before 3-Minute Fiction on NPR, Dime Story open mic events have been taking place around the country where DimeStories are recorded. Some have been optioned for podcasts and public radio. DimeStories have been heard on several radio outlets: KUOW 94.9 Public Radio Puget Sound; Remix Radio; KUT in Austin, Texas; and WTIP in Minnesota.

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