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Novel Incubator Application Deadline is Tomorrow, 2/14

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Ready to get your novel out into the world? If so, GrubStreet’s competitive and affordable MFA-level Novel Incubator Program is for you. Over 12 months, writers will revise their novels, study the novel form, and gain a thoughtful introduction to the publishing world. Click here to learn more about the program.

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FREE Brown Bag Lunch Writing Session Tomorrow 2/12

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Do you work downtown and want to fit some writing into your day? Or do you have a schedule that gives you free afternoons instead of evenings? Bring your lunch and come on over to GrubStreet tomorrow, Wednesday, February 12th from 12:30pm-1:15pm. For 45 minutes, you’ll meet fellow writers and get your creative juices flowing with some cool writing exercises

Mia Narciso

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"A marriage is built of bones and teeth." Countdown to Muse 20 with Ron MacLean

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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. Here is presenter Ron Maclean from his story “It Must Be Beautiful in Berlin This Time ...

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The Business of Books: Long Live the Book!

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For the inaugural Business of Books blog post, GrubStreet’s Founder and Executive Director Eve Bridburg talks to publishing expert Kristen McLean about the fate of physical books, the future of audiobooks and podcasts, and most importantly what this all means for writers like you.   

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February Vacation Week of Creative Writing for Teens

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Get writing in our weeklong teen class during February Vacation week from February 18th to 21st, 10:30am to 3:30pm, with instructor Quentin Lucas! Whether you’re working on your first novel or writing short stories, poetry, plays, or even fanfiction, this is an opportunity to improve your skills and learn about new forms

Mia Narciso

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