On the Virtues & Vices of Being a "Pantser" vs a "Plotter"
By Katrin Schumann
I'm deep in the throes of writing a new book. My first novel The Forgotten Hours came out in 2019, and my second one, This Terrible Beauty (which I actually wrote first) was published a year later. I also have a novel-in-a-drawer... and a bunch of nonfiction books and collaborations.
Lit Boston: What's Happening in November?
In the November 2020 edition of "Best of Boston," we bring you our top Boston lit events this month, taking place virtually. See below for our list of local literary happenings.
Virtual: Roxane Gay, Tracy Lynne Oliver, and Rebecca Kirby, Sacrifice of Darkness
Being a "Good Enough" Writer is a Brilliant Strategy
By Katrin Schuman
All writers are a crazy mixture of egotistical, manic, single-minded, optimistic on the one hand and sensitive, catastrophizing, scattered and pessimistic on the other - at least all the ones I know. How do we live and produce work in a world filled with such extremes? Especially now when our political and physical reality is so chaotic?
Lit Boston: What's Happening in October?
In the October 2020 edition of "Best of Boston," we bring you our top Boston lit events this month, taking place virtually. See below for our list of local literary happenings.
Virtual Event: Joanna Schaffhausen in conversation with Edwin Hill
Thursday, October 1st at 7:00 PM | Event Fee: $0
Free BPL Remote Classes for Teen Writers
We are thrilled to team up with the Boston Public Library to bring teen writers a free class every month! Check out all the remote class offerings below and register today.
Writing Scary Stories for Halloween with Instructor KL Pereira
Thursday, October 29th from 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM (via Zoom)