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Join Memoir Incubator Alum Molly Howes for a Virtual Discussion of Her Book A GOOD APOLOGY

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Join Memoir Incubator alum Molly Howes on Wednesday, July 22nd at 7pm for a virtual discussion, hosted by the Harvard Book Store, of her book A Good Apology: Four Steps to Make Things RightShe will be joined in conversation by Meredith Goldstein, author of the beloved Boston Globe advice column Love Letters. Learn more and pre-register here

About A Good Apology

We've all done something wrong or made a mistake or insulted someone—even if by accident. We've all been hurt and wanted the other person to help us heal. It may be surprising ...

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Lit Boston: What's Happening in July?

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In the July 2020 edition of "Best of Boston," we bring you our top Boston lit events this month, taking place virtually. See below for our list of local literary happenings.

  

Virtual Event: Charlotte Pence with John Skoyles and Gail Mazur 

Monday, July 6th at 7:00 PM

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YAWP Summer: Crafting Lyrics and Verse: The Art of Songwriting

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How do musicians write lyrics that instantly fill us with joy, sadness, or inspiration in just a few short lines? In this week-long, teen remote class, you'll explore the connections between writing and music, and learn the strategies and techniques that top musicians — like Kendrick Lamar, Tupac, Biggie, Fred the Godson, BabyFace, Alicia Keys, Jhene Aiko, Amy Winehouse, J.Cole., and more!  use to write songs that move us emotionally and land at the top of the Billboard charts.

 

While writing your own lyrics and verses, you'll also learn the Art ...

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Access for People Living With a Disability and People Who Are Caregivers to People Living With a Disability

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In an effort to support people who are living with a disability and people who are caregivers to people living with a disability, GrubStreet is providing several scholarships and merit awards in 2020 in the following categories below: 

Access for People Living With a Disability: 

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Launching a Book During an Epidemic

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By Katrin Schumann

For those of you reading this who haven't yet published your first book, I'm sure you've dreamed about your book launch. You'll have thought about whether to go big or small, have it at a bookstore, in an event space, bar or library, and who you hope might turn up (maybe even local media!). 

There are a lot of misconceptions out there about launches - both the launch event itself and the "book tour" that happens afterwards. They're a bit like the three martini lunch which used to be common practice and underwritten by your ...

July 1, 2020 | Katrin Schumann

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