By Katrin Schumann
Today, March 4, is the official Boston launch of my second novel, This Terrible Beauty. It's a momentous occasion for me for many reasons, not least of which is that I feel proud of finding what I think is the right balance between fact and fiction.
What I mean is, I had so, so, SO much material for this book
March 26, 2020 | Katrin Schumann
Any learning usually starts with a professional essay. The American English word "Essay" is synonymously used for the Latin word "exagium", meaning the presentation of a case. Essays bear an account of the applicant's educational qualifications and previous work experience in brief. They are otherwise referred to as essays and are used when studying. An essay is the only thing which can draw the attention of a prospective professor thereby creating a good first impression.
March 3, 2020 | Admin Istrator
The March 2020 edition of "Writing Life Essentials," a monthly hand-curated list of contests, grants, scholarships, submissions calls, and awards, with a focus on opportunities that are at least one of the following: local, free to apply, and/or committed to celebrating and supporting writers from historically marginalized communities. We do the research, so you have more time for what matters: the writing. Or, spring cleaning. That’s important too.
February 27, 2020 | Mia Narciso
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.
February 6, 2020 | Eve Bridburg
By Katrin Schumann
How long does it really take to write a book? From beginning the first draft to seeing it on bookshelves? It's generally accepted that more books = more success/ happiness. But what does being "productive" really mean, and does it make you happy as a writer?
I used to think the solution to almost all writerly problems lay in having more time—a comforting thought since I had so very little of that particular commodity. Simple, I thought: when I have more time, I'll do more writing, and I'll be happy and productive.
On some level ...