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Starting from Scratch: Staring Down the Blank Screen

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Katrin Schumann asks, what happens when, after a long time writing and editing, you once again find yourself at the beginning of an entirely new project?


Some of you have been writing for a long time, and you likely have a manuscript or two going already. You may be astonished by how long it's taking to get your writing to where you want it to be—and perhaps you're learning about the utterly transformative power of deep editing.

November 7, 2018 | Katrin Schumann

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Lit Boston: What’s Happening in November?

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In the November 2018 edition of "Best of Boston," we bring you our top Boston lit events this month, curated from the Boston Literary District's event calendar, an essential source of literary happenings.

 

October 25, 2018 | Sarah Sturman

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Lit Boston: What’s Happening in October?

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In the October 2018 edition of "Lit Boston," we bring you our top Boston lit events this month, curated from the Boston Literary District's event calendar, an essential source of literary happenings.

September 25, 2018 | Sarah Sturman

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Books that Made You Feel Seen

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In the "Books that Made You" series, we're taking a look at the books that made us who we are. This time, we asked you what book made you feel seen. After scrutinizing our highly scientific social media poll, we present to you this non-exhaustive list of books that get at the heart of our personal experiences.


 

"I found myself saying 'YES

August 13, 2018 | Colwill Brown

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What It Means

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An organization staffed almost entirely by immigrants and first-generation Americans, we at GrubStreet are as keenly aware of the sheer breadth of "the immigrant experience" as we are the crucial contribution immigrants make to American arts, culture, and society. In defiance of an ethics of exclusion, we’re curating a series of immigrant stories that celebrate and illuminate the plurality of immigrant life. This installment comes from writer Christopher Louis Romaguera.

 

 

My father is an immigrant. He left Cuba at the age of eleven. Being in Miami meant he could see his island from the Keys ...

October 19, 2017 | Info

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