I'm a Published Author!

So you've written a novel; now what? In this series, debut author-to-be Crystal King describes the traditional publication process from start to finish: the lead-up, what to expect along the way, and how building her social media platform has made a difference. In this installment of "On the Path to Publication" Crystal talks about the the launch of her debut novel, FEAST OF SORROW.

April 28, 2017 | Crystal King

The Writing Life

Why We're Hosting Boston's First Write-In

 Join us on May 19th, 12-2pm, for a city-wide Write-In on the front steps of the Boston Public Library.

 

To celebrate our 20th anniversary this year, we’re hosting a big party, Forever Young, for our entire community over the Muse Conference weekend, and we’re planning for an all-star Lit-Up, our annual gala, in early October. But given the historical context we find ourselves in, celebrations alone don’t feel sufficient for marking this milestone. Last year, we announced a new mission, to foster meaningful stories by removing all barriers and developing voices of every type and talent, and we ...

April 28, 2017 | Eve Bridburg

The Writing Life

Vol. 8: Barbara Ross Writes to Provide Escape

In the lead up to last year's Muse and the Marketplace conference, we produced a series that explored the experience of working in a dominantly white industry as a person of color

April 27, 2017 | GrubWrites

The Writing Life

Sound Quality: Henriette Lazaridis on Pat Barker's Noonday

We've all had that moment as readers when we stumble across a sentence in a novel or essay that sings to us from the page. There are sentences we want to wrap our tongues around, that we speak aloud just to revel in their aural qualities. For each installment of this series, Henriette Lazaridis chooses a single sentence from a work of literature and shows us why it is music to our ears.

This month's installment focuses on Pat Barker's use of verb tenses in her novel Noonday--in one sentence in particular that moves nimbly between ...

April 26, 2017 | Henriette Lazaridis

Craft Advice Read

The Core of this Story has Been Inside Me All My Life: A Conversation with Author Jeanne Blasberg

Jeanne Blasberg’s debut, Eden, is a sweeping historical novel covering four generations of women in the Meister Fitzpatrick clan. Largely set in an exclusive beachside community, Eden explores what happens when affluence is lost and secrets are revealed. Blasberg gives readers a rare and fascinating multigenerational view of the patterns that are passed on from one generation to the next, revealing the traumas we can heal from and those we can’t

April 25, 2017 | Eve Bridburg

Interviews