Fall 2019 Open House and Showcase 8/20

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Love to write but don't have anywhere to get feedback on your work? Want to meet fellow writers and work under the guidance of published authors?

Drop by our Open House and Showcase on Tuesday, August 20th for drinks, snacks, and the answers to your questions about all things GrubStreet.

Sean Van Deuren

Grub News

The Importance of Flexible Thinking

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In this post, GrubStreet instructor Ben Berman discusses how learning to think flexibly can help us be more creative.

 

 

Flexible thinking refers to our ability to shift or reframe how we are thinking about an idea.

When psychologists measure one’s aptitude for creativity, they often focus on this aspect of thinking. How many uses can you find for a brick? they ask, before grading the responses based on fluency, originality, flexibility and elaboration.

August 14, 2019 | Ben Berman

Craft Advice The Writing Life

Share Your Book Publication News with Us!

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Did you recently publish a book? We’d love to showcase your publication at our annual fall gala, Lit Up! We’re adding to our list of 2018 and 2019 publications from the GrubStreet community and want to include yours on the list. Share your good news in this form before August 30th.

Sean Van Deuren

Grub News

Remembering Toni Morrison 

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Like so many writers, our hearts are heavy with the loss of Toni Morrison

Sean Van Deuren

Grub News

Networking Tips for Authors on Twitter

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Hands down, Twitter is one of the most influential networks, and it’s what I think of as the great human connector. Out of all the social media networks, Twitter gives you the best chance to reach an audience around the world. You can talk to some of the most famous and powerful people on the platform, but more importantly, you can talk directly to your readers wherever they happen to be

Crystal King

Grub News The Writing Life