Highlights from Boston's First Write-In

August 16, 2017 | GrubWrites


Meet a Grubbie: Allison Hoch

GrubStreet runs on coffee, printer ink, and community. This series features just some of the Grubbies who make our community strong. In this edition, meet Grub Instructor Allison HochYou can catch Allison in person on Saturday, September 16th, in her one-day class, Build Your Own Event: A Marketing Workshop.

August 15, 2017 | Allison Hoch

Meet a Grubbie

Best of the Web 08/14/17

Twice a month, we feature our favorite literary links. As ever, we promise: You’ll laugh. You'll ponder. You won’t get any writing done.

From Teen Vogue, a first peek at hotly-anticipated YA novel, Children of Blood and Bone.

Tomi Adeyemi’s ‘Children of Blood and Bone’: Take an Exclusive First Look." 

August 14, 2017 | GrubWrites


News from DeadDarlings

This month at the Dead Darlings, we played a frightening game of WHAT IF(?) Here are some of our top nightmare scenarios and helpful hints to survive catastrophe.

What if someone publishes your idea before you?

Milo Todd saw a similar novel to his get to market first and lived to tell us about it. 

August 11, 2017 | The Editors at Dead Darlings

Craft Advice

"The Hardest Job You'll Never Get Paid For": A Conversation with Cottonmouths Author Kelly J. Ford

Novel Incubator graduate and Grub Instructor Kelly J. Ford's searing debut novel, Cottonmouths, has just hit the shelves. After spending a feverish night inhaling this unputdownable story about love and meth in the rural South, GrubWrites Editor and fellow Novel Incubator alum Sarah Colwill-Brown couldn't wait to sit down with Kelly for a chat about the pains and pleasures of novel writing, navigating the publishing industry, and the scary prospect of writing about home. Cottonmouths follows Emily Skinner, a young college drop out forced to return home to small town Arkansas after losing her scholarship. Back under ...

August 10, 2017 | Sarah Colwill-Brown