The December 2019 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, scrambling to find gifts for your family. That matters too.
Friday, 1/10 & Saturday, 1/11
- Personal Stories for Public Change: Election Year
- Touchy Feely: How to Get Emotional Without Making a Mess
- So You Want to Be a Writer in 2020? Section A
- Overcoming Writer's Block
Friday, 1/17 & Saturday, 1/18
- Interior Landscapes: Creating Depth in Fiction
- Novel Essentials: Pacing
- Building a World from the Ground Up
- The Mechanics of Powerful Prose
- Jumpstart Your Writing
- Transgender Character Bootcamp
GrubStreet has come a long way from a flyer nailed to a Brookline tree 22 years ago. Today, we now serve over 6,000 writers a year and offer scholarships for classes and our annual conference to over 400 writers. None of this would be possible without supporters like you. In the next 24 hours, you can join us this #GivingTuesday by supporting our mission to offer you and fellow writers life-changing and accessible resources.
Join GrubStreet in participating in #GivingTuesday on December 3rd. Your support will break down barriers for writers like you by increasing scholarships, free classes in low-income communities, programs for teen writers, and resources for writers of color. Following Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday is a powerful national day of giving
Registration is officially open for The Muse and the Marketplace 2020!
Join us April 3rd through the 5th for our annual literary conference which educates aspiring and emerging writers on the craft of fiction and nonfiction, prepares them for the ever-changing world of publishing and promotion, and creates opportunities for meaningful networking. Read more.