GrubWrites

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

Books & Reading The Writing Life

5 Ways the Short Story Incubator Changed My Writing Life

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From revision frameworks to creating craft goals, Short Story Incubator alum Jennifer Marie Donahue writes about how the program challenged and changed her writing life. Applications for the 2020-2021 Short Story Incubator are due Monday, July 27th

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Writers of Color Roundtable at GrubStreet’s 2016 Muse and the Marketplace Conference [VIDEO]

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To help keep our spirits up and our words flowing, we're sharing Muse and the Marketplace keynote talks and special event videos from GrubStreet's past in a series called "From the Grub Archive." This week, we're sharing the Writers of Color Roundtable from the 2016 Muse and the Marketplace Conference. 

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