Ready to take your short stories to the next level? If so, apply today for the Short Story Incubator with instructor Ron MacLean.
A competitive, accessible – and repeatable – MFA-level course, spanning 8 months, the Short Story Incubator Program is for ten short story writers from all backgrounds who want to move their stories from “workshop good” to publishable quality.
We are now accepting applications for the next phase of the Short Story Incubator, September 2020 - April 2021. The submission deadline has been extended to Monday, August 10th, at 11:59PM EST. Click here to apply.
In our race-conscious society, white people are asked, often reluctantly, to define themselves as racial beings, a process to which people of color have been socialized since birth. Racial identity is the psychological connection we have with our race; its resolution process occurs for everyone, regardless of one’s identified race.
As writers, how might our characters, arguments, and storylines reflect any conscious and unconscious racial bias that we hold
Dear GrubStreet Community,
We hope you’re safe and well during these uncertain times. We’re writing with a special announcement about Muse 2021.
After reviewing many options, we’ve decided that we simply cannot host our April 2021 conference in-person without compromising two of our highest values: safety and equity. Even if we could ensure in-person social distancing for our 1,000+ attendees, we know that Grubbies who are age 60+, immunocompromised, and/or in communities of color would shoulder a greater risk in coming — with many simply unable to come altogether.
We want to host a Muse that *every* Grubbie ...
In the August 2020 edition of "Best of Boston," we bring you our top Boston lit events this month, taking place virtually. See below for our list of local literary happenings.
Teen writers, learn how to create characters we can obsess over, build your own unique worlds and environments, and how the pacing of fanfiction “chapters” translate to the scenes and beats of a novel.
How many writers in the world first developed a love of writing and a diligent practice through fanfiction? As fanfic writers, we engage characters we love and know deeply, giving them new adventures, at times filling in gaps in their stories