Ready to write the first draft of your novel? GrubStreet’s Novel Generator is a 9-month program designed to help students at all levels complete the first drafts of their novels.
Writing a first draft is a very different process from revising a finished draft. A writer working on their first draft is discovering the answers to the most basic questions about their novel as they writes: Who are these people
Looking for some virtual mid-week writing community? Or do you have a little time during your lunch break for a chat and guided writing? Join our FREE Grubby Desk Lunch Writing Session live via Zoom Wednesday, December 1st from 12:30pm-1:15pm (EST) with instructor Kayleigh Shoen. For 45 minutes, you’ll meet fellow writers and get your creative juices flowing with some cool writing exercises. It's the perfect way to make space for writing in your day & crack that midday slump!
Best of all, you’ll sign off with some new ideas to ponder for the ...
Ready to take your writing to the next level? Our advanced workshops are limited to 9-10 students to foster a closer and more rigorous learning experience. Check out our spring advanced workshops and apply before the deadline on Monday, January 3rd:
- Advanced Scriptwriting Workshop with Mark Fogarty
- Advanced Short Fiction Workshop with Caroline Belle Stewart
- Advanced Personal Essay Workshop with Xujun Eberlein
- Advanced Novel Workshop with Elizabeth Santiago
- Advanced Poetry Workshop with Brionne Janae
- Advanced Memoir Workshop with Dorian Fox
- Advanced Novel Workshop: Revision Focus with Henriette Lazaridis (Applications due Monday, February 14th)
- Next Level Nonfiction: Revise and Submit ...
We will be hosting our first-ever hybrid Muse & the Marketplace from Wednesday, April 27 through Sunday, May 1, with 70 excellent sessions on craft and publishing taking place virtually, most of which will be available for viewing in the months after the event. In accordance with evolving public health guidelines, we hope to add a series of optional in-person events in the Boston area that week, as well as exciting new opportunities for remote participants to network and connect. The Manuscript Mart will take place by phone from Wednesday, May 4 through Sunday, May 8.
Registration for the conference ...
We've just released a brand new line-up of FREE YAWP Saturday Sessions for fall 2021! These sessions are free Boston-area high schoolers. Whether you need fresh ideas, a dedicated space to write, or just want to geek out about the written word with other writers, we're here for you or the teen writer in your life! Check below for more info about each of our upcoming sessions. Note: All YAWP Saturdays in Fall 2021 will be held remotely on Zoom. Click here for more information.
Gender, I Don’t Even Know Her!
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