Dear Fellow Grubbies,
We’re writing with an important update about GrubStreet’s response to the Coronavirus. GrubStreet’s staff and board have been in close conversation since reports of Covid-19 started occurring in Massachusetts. As much as we want to maintain the intimacy and connection of our classrooms and gatherings, our primary responsibility is to keep our community safe
In anticipation of our move later this year, GrubStreet’s Founder and Executive Director Eve Bridburg shares an exciting update about GrubStreet’s new look and feel, including our new logo and color.
It’s March, which means we are officially sick of winter. If you, like us, are starting to get cabin fever but have no intention of going outside, in this kind of cold, kind of not weather, might we suggest a) reading a book, preferably one set on some kind of beach, and b) signing up for an online class? Through the magic of technology (read: WiFi) you’ll be whisked away to a world of discovery (read: our online platform) where you can explore new worlds (read: stories) and seek adventure (read: get writing).
The Muse and the Marketplace 2020 will soon kick off on April 3rd in Boston! This year’s theme is “Imagination and Reality,” as many presenters are exploring the boundaries between fact and imagination, and how each contributes to great writing. Here, presenting authors have selected a passage from their own work, highlighting in green which elements came roughly from their direct experience, memory, or fact; while highlighting in blue which elements came from their imagination or speculation. In this post, Muse presenter Maria Pinto shares an excerpt from her short story "To Reap Where She Did Not ...
This month, Neighborhood Fellow Quentin Lucas shares his thoughts on the skills all writers need to develop.
There never has been nor will there ever be a writer who couldn’t benefit from a good workshop. And there never has been nor will there ever be a writer who hasn’t felt some bit of apprehension around workshops.
But writing is not for the faint of heart.