Ready to write the first draft of your novel? GrubStreet’s Novel Generator is a 9-month program designed to help students at all levels complete the first drafts of their novels.
Writing a first draft is a very different process from revising a finished draft. A writer working on their first draft is discovering the answers to the most basic questions about their novel as they writes: Who are these people
Looking to add some creativity to your day? Want to meet other local writers and get started on some new writing? Join our Seaport Free Writes session with Instructor Stacy Mattingly on Friday, October 22nd from 5:30pm-6:30pm. You’ll meet fellow writers and get your creative juices flowing with some fresh writing exercises. Best of all, you’ll leave with some new ideas to ponder for the rest of your day and beyond. Register here.
Please note that you must register ahead of time and provide proof of vaccination to attend this session.
We've just released a brand new line-up of FREE YAWP Saturday Sessions for fall 2021! These sessions are free Boston-area high schoolers. Whether you need fresh ideas, a dedicated space to write, or just want to geek out about the written word with other writers, we're here for you or the teen writer in your life! Check below for more info about each of our upcoming sessions. Note: All YAWP Saturdays in Fall 2021 will be held remotely on Zoom. Click here for more information.
Writing on the Edge of Our Seats
Last Updated: 10.16.21
Dear GrubStreet Community,
Since the recent New York Times Magazine article "Who is the Bad Art Friend?" was published, we've heard from many of you. I want to acknowledge that this is a very challenging moment for many writers in our community and for GrubStreet as an organization.
Since our founding, we have sought to be an inclusive space for writers where everyone feels welcomed and respected. I want to assure everyone who is part of our community that our organization will honestly reckon with any ways in which we’ve fallen short ...
GrubStreet has decided to hold a limited selection of fall 2021 classes in-person in addition to the classes taking place remotely via Zoom video conferencing. To see the full list of all our steps in response to Covid-19, including updates about our space and events click here.