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Goodbye To All That . . . Workshopping

[Another entry in the ongoing blog "Would We Lie To You?: News from the Non-Fiction Career Lab"]

by Sari Boren

emily-workshopI have always been an evangelist for Grub Street’s workshop-based classes.

June 28, 2013 | The Non-Fiction Career Lab

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The “Post” Post

[Another entry in the ongoing blog "Would We Lie To You?: News from the Non-Fiction Career Lab"]

by Deborah L. Blicher

The Non-Fiction Career Lab ended with a class reading on May 29th, so I am writing this post-graduation.

After a year of meeting weekly with my intelligent, talented lab partners and teachers, I feel inspired to set myself up as a freelancer. I'll write feature stories! Pitch paying markets! Write essays! Submit to literary magazines I'd only dreamed about! But where to start?

June 11, 2013 | The Non-Fiction Career Lab

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Kill an Editor or Agent with a Killer Pitch Letter

[Another entry in the ongoing blog "Would We Lie To You?: News from the Non-Fiction Career Lab"]

By Ethan Gilsdorf

So you've had your one-on-one with an agent or editor at the Muse and Marketplace conference. And you have this sinking feeling you need to give that query letter a makeover.

Or, you want to send out your manuscript. And you've never written a cover letter before.

May 14, 2013 | The Non-Fiction Career Lab

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Thinking Like a Photographer

[Another entry in the on-going blog "Would We Lie To You?: News from the Non-Fiction Career Lab"]

by Claire Cheney

When I'm stuck in my writing, I take pictures.

The past two weeks have been difficult, as I'm sure they have been for anyone living here in Boston—from being told to 'shelter in place' to being bombarded with story after story about the bombing and subsequent 102-hour man-hunt that shook our city to its core

April 30, 2013 | The Non-Fiction Career Lab

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Go Ahead and Submit, But Try Not to Care

[Another entry in the ongoing blog "Would We Lie To You?: News from the Non-Fiction Career Lab"]

by Molly Howes

I can’t take exception to Michelle Seaton’s recent encouragement in the Grub Street blog to submit and submit again. [See here and here.]

April 16, 2013 | The Non-Fiction Career Lab

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