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Lit Boston: What's Happening in September?

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In the September 2022 edition of "Best of Boston," we bring you our top Boston lit events this month, taking place virtually and in-person. See below for our list of local literary happenings.

 

CAMBRIDGE: Amanda Foody & Christine Lynn Herman with Janella Angeles & Mara Fitzgerald, All of Our Demise

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What Makes a Great Writing Prompt?

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Author and GrubStreet Instructor Kayleigh Shoen shares her guidelines for a great writing prompt. You can learn more in Kayleigh’s FREE upcoming seminar, Short and Sweet: Fiction Generator, in-person at our Seaport location on August 27th.

 

 

Recently, I was watching a TV show in which an astronaut climbed out of his spaceship to make a repair. As I looked at the tiny cord that prevented him from floating off into the endless emptiness of space, I thought, hey, I know that feeling.

Writing prompts have saved me from the infinite abyss of the blank doc more times than …

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Upcoming Free Writing Sessions

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Sometimes there isn't time for a workshop, and that's okay! Try one of our free writing sessions—get inspired, meet other writers, and get a few sentences on the page.

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Porter Square Books Staff Picks: August 2022

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Porter Square Books: Boston Edition, located on the first floor of GrubStreet's Center for Creative Writing, is open and ready to fulfill all of your book-browsing desires! Staff Picks are 20% off, so you can add to your TBR pile guilt-free. Whether you want to read a whirlpool of a story about love and home, a retelling of "The Fall of the House of Usher," or a strong sibling dynamic, PSB has a pick for you. We're located on the southeast side of 50 Liberty, facing the Marina and the ICA. Come visit!

 

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