Local veteran writers mentored by Hollywood writers

posted Dec 6, 2011, 11:12 AM by VWG SDcounty   [ updated Dec 6, 2011, 11:35 AM by Michael Wood ]

6/24/2011  By Sgt. Marcy Sanchez  , I MEF 

OCEANSIDE, Calif.  — Veterans throughout San Diego County have found a way to speak their minds through a writer’s group mentored by Hollywood professionals.

The Veterans Writing Group – San Diego County consists of writers of all ages and backgrounds who come together to receive lectures and workshops from professional writers.

The idea started when the Writers’ Guild Foundation, an organization that educates and inspires writers, hosted a military veterans writing workshop last year. The workshop was held to help veterans improve their skills as...