How to Survive Writing a Book: The Rollercoaster of Engagement

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By Katrin Schumann

 

I’ve always loved to dive in and re-vamp a space. Each project starts with enormous energy and hope. I’m excited by all that I can achieve with just a little energy, imagination and hard work—and the price of a gallon of paint.

It recently occurred to me that writing a first draft is not unlike revitalizing a room

August 7, 2019 | Katrin Schumann

Books & Reading Craft Advice The Writing Life

August 2019 Top Picks: Opportunities for Writers

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The August 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. We do the research, so you have more time for what matters: the writing. Or, getting your toes sandy. That matters too.

Maura Intemann

Grub News

Lit Boston: What's Happening in August?

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In the August 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.



Brookline Booksmith Transnational Series: Ilya Kaminsky and Kaveh Akbar

Maura Intemann

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Essay Incubator Deadline Extended to Friday, August 2nd.

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Ready to transform your essays? If so, apply today for the Essay Incubator with instructor Ethan Gilsdorf

Spanning 8 months, the Essay Incubator is an intensive program for essay writers interested in drafting, revising, and publishing essays. The program is designed for all different types of essays and essayists. 

Sean Van Deuren

Grub News

News on the (Seaport) Move: See Floor Plans for our New Home 

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Now that we’re officially through the Schematic Design Phase, GrubStreet's Founder and Executive Director, Eve Bridburg, shares the floor plans and other updates on our move to the Seaport.

Eve Bridburg

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