There's a distinctly rebellious air about the Muse and the Marketplace Conference this year. Come April 6-8 at Boston's Park Plaza, #Muse18 presenters will be letting loose on the writing rules that have held our manuscripts hostage for far too long. To kick off the conversation ahead of the Muse weekend, this year's Muse series explores the writing, publishing, and workshop rules, conventions, and accepted norms that authors, agents, and editors at the Muse love to hate—and why they'd love to see them broken. Some presenters will also offer their own rules or conventions that they want to see adopted in writing …
March 5, 2018 | Colwill Brown
The Novel Incubator is a program for writers interested in a deep revision of their novel draft, a comprehensive study of the novel form, and a thoughtful introduction to the publishing world
February 13, 2018 | Colwill Brown
This month, Grub's Founder and Executive Director Eve Bridburg challenged her kids to advocate for the organizations they believe in. Inspired by their efforts, she decided to take the challenge herself and asked Grub donors why it's important to give to Grub.
November 14, 2017 | Eve Bridburg
For the first eight years of our existence, GrubStreet workshops met in a variety of places—in Hebrew School classrooms, church attics, coffee houses, art galleries, pubs, and Montessori schools, among other places—in Brookline, Boston, Cambridge, and Somerville. It wasn’t always easy to manage these spaces. The fire alarm often went off at the Temple in Brookline late at night, the massive church doors on Newbury Street in Boston had to be kept locked, meaning the teacher would have to climb down three flights if a student arrived late