GrubWrites

Fall Term Starting Soon!

grubstreet Image

With the fall term just around the corner, now is the perfect time to grab a spot in one of our upcoming workshops starting this September. Classes are fully remote this term and filling up fast – so check out the upcoming workshops below, register today, and prepare to get writing this fall. 

 

As always: scholarships are available for all classes. Just click the “Apply for Scholarship” link on any class page to request financial assistance.

Info

Grub News

Get Inspired: Time to Strategize for Writing Success

grubstreet Image

Are you finding it hard to write? We live in deeply unsettling times, and it's easy to get distracted by all that's going on in the world. Here's a brief list of ideas to jumpstart your writing and help you get out of your own head for a moment:

 

1) Apply to a writing contest. Years and years ago, I won a local short story prize, and it gave me the confidence I needed to keep plugging away at my writing

September 2, 2020 | Katrin Schumann

Books & Reading Craft Advice New Writing The Workshop The Writing Life

Write On Prompts: Episode 7 — Mariona Lloreta

grubstreet Image

During this time when our normal writing routines (alongside most other routines!) have been disrupted, we’re sharing short videos designed to help us all get unstuck, move forward, or find a new direction for our writing projects.

 

When you're deep into your writing, how do you keep the larger story you're trying to tell in mind? In Episode 7 of our "Write On Prompts" video series, GrubStreet Instructor Mariona Lloreta shares a prompt about how to use scene cards to both brainstorm your story and plan your writing journey.

 

 

Write On Prompts: Episode 7 — ...

Info

Grub News

Take a Remote Short Class this September

grubstreet Image

It's hard to believe, but September is almost here. As we start to say goodbye to summer, we thankfully get to say hello to a brand new batch of short classes starting next month. Whether you’re stuck with your personal essay or unsure about your story's characters, we've got a short class for you. As always, scholarships are available for all of the offerings below: 

Info

Grub News

New Voices in Fiction: Shruti Swamy

grubstreet Image

Friday, August 21st at 7:00 PM

Harvard Book Store and GrubStreet welcome author Shruti Swamy for a virtual discussion of her debut short story collection, A House Is a Body. She will be joined in conversation by Megha Majumdar, author of the widely acclaimed novel, A Burning. For more details and to register, click here.

 

About A House Is a Body

Dreams collide with reality, modernity with antiquity, and myth with identity in the twelve arresting stories of A House Is a Body. In “Earthly Pleasures,” a young painter living alone in ...

Info

Grub News