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How to Know When to Quit Your Novel

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By Katrin Schumann

Last year, I was thinking a lot about this question as it relates to writing: When is it okay to give in and give up?

Why? Because in the months before publishers began showing interest in my novel, The Forgotten Hours, I had seriously been considering changing careers and giving up writing altogether. This was a huge deal for me since I basically can’t do anything else (at least not well, and with enthusiasm).

June 5, 2019 | Katrin Schumann

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Lit Hits: What We're Reading in November

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Here at Grub HQ, we're always talking about the books that keep us up at night, the novels we can't put down, the memoirs that call to us over our morning coffees. Every month, we'll share our staff's latest literary obsessions to add to your own never-ending reading list.

 

Artistic Director Chris is happily reading Peter Turchi's A Muse and A Maze: Writing as Puzzle, Mystery and Magic in anticipation of a conversation he will be having with Turcho in the Brooklyn Rail in a few months.

 

Our Program Coordinator Jonathan is reading Jennie Wood ...

November 10, 2015 | Info

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Monthly Lit Hits: What We're Reading in October

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Here at Grub HQ, we're always talking about the books that keep us up at night, the novels we can't put down, the memoirs that call to us over our morning coffees. Every month, we'll share our staff's latest literary obsessions to add to your own never-ending reading list.

 

GrubStreet's Program Coordinator Jonathan just finished reading The Point of Vanishing by Howard Axelrod.

October 19, 2015 | Info

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Monthly Lit Hits: What We're Reading in September

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Here at Grub HQ, we're always talking about the books that keep us up at night, the novels we can't put down, the memoirs that call to us over our morning coffees. Every month, we'll share our staff's latest literary obsessions to add to your own never-ending reading list.

 

Jonathan, Grub’s Program Coordinator, is reading Paul Beatty's The Sellout.

September 14, 2015 | Info

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Our Internet Faves 9/7/15

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Twice a month, we feature our favorite literary links. As ever, we promise: You’ll laugh. You'll ponder. You won’t get any writing done.

 

From HyperAllergic, Virtual Harlem will allow us to experience the Harlem Renaissance-era street-scape.

Virtually Visitng the Harlem Renaissance

September 7, 2015 | Info

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