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Countdown to Muse 2022: Finding Your People by Shalene Gupta

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The Muse and the Marketplace 2022 is almost here! This year's conference is our first ever hybrid conference, taking place Wednesday, April 27th - Sunday, May 1st, with the Manuscript Mart taking place Wednesday, May 4th - Sunday, May 8th.

This year’s conference theme is “Finding Your People.” As writers, we may draft our work alone, but it takes many people to bring a creative project into the world — from family and friends, to fellow writers, instructors, publishing professionals, literary champions, and ultimately eager readers. Muse 2022 is celebrating all of the connections that enable and …

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Countdown to Muse 2022: Finding Your People by Katie Bannon

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The Muse and the Marketplace 2022 is almost here! This year's conference is our first ever hybrid conference, taking place Wednesday, April 27th - Sunday, May 1st, with the Manuscript Mart taking place Wednesday, May 4th - Sunday, May 8th.

This year’s conference theme is “Finding Your People.” As writers, we may draft our work alone, but it takes many people to bring a creative project into the world — from family and friends, to fellow writers, instructors, publishing professionals, literary champions, and ultimately eager readers. Muse 2022 is celebrating all of the connections that enable and …

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Why Write Fiction from Real Life?

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Author and GrubStreet Instructor Kayleigh Shoen shares why fiction writers should draw on their real lives in their work. You can learn more in Kayleigh’s upcoming In-Person: Seaport class, Writing Fiction from Real Life, starting May 2nd.

 

 

For a long time when I was starting out as a writer, I shied away from writing about my real life. It felt risky to portray my friends and family in ways they might not like, or to dramatize situations that could reflect badly on me. And, the times when I did choose to include situations from my life, it …

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Lit Boston: What's Happening in May?

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In the May 2022 edition of "Best of Boston," we bring you our top Boston lit events this month, most taking place virtually. See below for our list of local literary happenings.

 

Grubbie Debut: Steve Almond with Jane Roper, All The Secrets of the World

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Muse 2022: Agent & Editor Info Sessions—Last Chance!

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Meet with publishing professionals and up to two other attendees in an intimate, small group setting at the Muse!

In these Agent & Editor Info sessions, learn all about a specific agent or editor you're interested in, the kinds of manuscripts they're seeking, how they evaluate submissions, how they work behind-the-scenes, the do's and don'ts of querying them, and more. Priced at $100, these sessions are perfect for anyone who missed out on this year's Manuscript Mart!

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