[Announcing a new monthly column, The Freelance Life, by Ethan Gilsdorf, about the trials, tribulations, triumphs --- and tips to share --- along the path to becoming a freelance writer. This fall, Ethan is launching a suite of classes at GrubStreet called the Freelance Essentials Series, which teaches students the skills and craft to become working freelance journalists.]
by Ethan Gilsdorf
Back in the 1990s, when I first contemplated becoming a freelance writer, I was green. OK, I was more than green. I was chartreuse. I was viridescent. I was so naive-green, it hurt to look at me.
But for some reason ...
August 20, 2013 | Ethan Gilsdorf
We weren't surprised at how quickly Matt Bell's upcoming seminar sold out, but we were surprised by the Facebook fervor asking us to create an MP3 or make the seminar material available online.
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Many, many of you from all over the world have asked for them, and now they're finally here: Grub Street classes are going online!
As an online student, you'll enter a smooth platform full of dynamic lessons, compelling assignments, readings, and more. For some classes, live meetings with audio, video, and/or chat will let you commune regularly with your fellow students and instructors. In all online classes, you'll find the same supportive community you've grown to love in Grub's Boston-based courses.