The January 2019 edition of "Writing Life Essentials," a monthly hand-curated list of contests, grants, scholarships, submissions calls, and awards, with a focus on opportunities that are at least one of the following: local, free to apply, and/or committed to celebrating and supporting writers from historically marginalized communities
Katrin Schumann explores what it's really like for authors in the months before launching a new book into the marketplace.
A book launch is a prolonged, and frankly rather strange, experience. You've already been working for what seems like ages (and sometimes is ages) on a manuscript. Eons pass as you prepare that manuscript for the reality of a commercial marketplace: editing, cover design, interior design, more editing, acknowledgements, nightmares about who you've forgotten to acknowledge, and diving into promotional activities. Your book--it's themes, characters, the whole point of it--seems far away now. It's become a product, one ...
In the January 2019 edition of "Best of Boston," we bring you our top Boston lit events this month, curated from the Boston Literary District's event calendar, an essential source of literary happenings.
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- Fiction I
- Fiction II
- The Ambitious Revision: Expanding The Scope Of Your Work
- Accepted: Getting Your Short Stories Published
- Screen and Stage to the Page: What Drama, Movies & TV Can Teach Prose Writers
- 6 Weeks, 6 Stories
- Queer as Fiction
- Writing Fiction from Real Life
- Writing and Revision Intensive: Honing the Heart of Your Story ...