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Writing about Religion Can Open Eyes

GrubStreet instructor Linda K. Wertheimer's experience with religious intolerance as a child inspired her to explore the climate of intolerance today. Here, she writes on the importance of writing about all religions, especially in a politically turbulent time. Don't miss Linda's class, Writing About Religion, starting January 8th.

November 22, 2016 | Linda Wertheimer

The Writing Life

You’re Oh So Shy, But You Can Learn How to Schmooze at Writing Conferences

People peg me as outgoing, but the truth is, like many journalists and writers, I’m more of an introvert than an extrovert. I admit to a little stage fright before I give a talk or before I even take a seat in a large workshop at a writer’s conference.

But no matter how shy any of us are, we can learn to embrace the jitters and make them work for us. I sat in a GrubStreet workshop about four years ago and was surprised to hear how many participants were wavering about whether to even attend the Muse & the ...

April 14, 2015 | Linda Wertheimer

All The Muse That's Fit to Print Events Guest Post The Writing Life

Finding Courage to Write About Religion

           Editor's note: Put Wertheimer's advice into practice in her upcoming class, Writing About Religion. There are still a few spots left -- click here for more info!

February 4, 2015 | Linda Wertheimer

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