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Our First-Ever Online April Vacation Week of Creative Writing for Teens

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Just because we can't be together in-person, doesn't mean we can't still write together. That's why we're excited to present our first-ever online version of our popular April Vacation Week of Creative Writing for teens. Whether you’re working on your first novel or writing short stories, poetry, plays, or even fanfiction, this is an opportunity to improve your skills and learn about new forms.

From April 21st - 24th, you'll explore different genres and styles of writing with instructor KL Pereira. Each day will be filled with writing and reading exercises designed to get ...

Mia Narciso

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How to Write in an Age of Anxiety

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This article was originally published on Dead Darlings 

 

Michelle Hoover, Novel Incubator instructor and author of Bottomlandshares some of her tips to help get you back to your writing desks during this time and calm the nerves just enough to concentrate for an hour or two or more.

April 7, 2020 | Michelle Hoover

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GrubStreet Community Resources for Covid-19 

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Last updated: 3/27/20

So many of us need help and support during this uncertain time. And we’re hearing from others who want to know how to help. The spirit of togetherness we’re seeing from our community is inspiring. We’re sharing a few resources for writers and artists here

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GrubStreet Community Survey During Covid-19

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In response to Covid-19, GrubStreet has been exploring new ways to keep our community connected and keep our writers going. This includes fully transitioning all of our classes and some events to remote video conferencing.

 

As we continue to experiment, we want to hear directly from you about what you want and need from GrubStreet during this time. So we’ve created this short, one-question community survey to give every grubbie the chance to share any ideas you might have about how to keep our community connected. This could include virtual open mics, virtual instructor office hours, virtual writing prompts ...

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What Writers Do in Times of Crisis

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By Katrin Schumann

I sat down to write this post and have now written four openings and ditched them all.

What do writers need to hear in times like this? How can I be helpful to others when that which binds us--our obsessive love of words, books, writing--is overshadowed so universally by our fear of the unknown? 

Do I tell you how to make lemons out of lemondade?* Do I reveal that I'm writing page after page despite the uncertainty and boredom

April 1, 2020 | Katrin Schumann

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