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"Our Chorus of Voices": Why Community is the Best Cure for Writer's Block
GrubStreet's Memoir Incubator Program is an MFA-level year-long course for authors working to develop their memoir drafts. Molly Magram Schpero writes on the community she found as a student in the Incubator, and how vital it was to find a new "nest" after the program ended.
Last year, I graduated from GrubStreet’s Memoir Incubator program, and the experience was enough of a life-changer that even though I’m not hitting my word counts, or deadlines, I’m still measuring time in Memoir Incubator units. Our brilliant and inspiring teacher, Alex Marzano-Lesnevich, did everything an incubator, but especially a real mother hen, should …