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Join Our Free Happy Hour Writing Session on 1/29

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What's more satisfying than leaving work behind on a Friday afternoon? Rounding out the week with a free writing session, of course! Maximize that Friday feeling and kick off your writing weekend. Leave work behind on Friday, January 29th, from 5:30pm-6:30pm, grab a snack and/or your favorite after-work beverage, and log into GrubStreet Remote for some writing! In 60 jam-packed minutes, you’ll meet fellow writers and get your creative juices flowing with some great writing exercises. 

 

Best of all, you’ll sign off with some new ideas to ponder for the rest of ...

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Introducing the Grubbie Debut Author Series

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We’re kicking 2021 off by launching the Grubbie Debut Author Series, a celebratory new reading and conversation series that goes behind the scenes with members of the GrubStreet community to launch their debut books.

 

These are all authors whose time in GrubStreet’s classes, conferences, and/or events helped shape their books in some important way. In candid conversations with fellow authors, we’ll hear how these Grubbies went from aspiring to published, what inspired and sustained their stories, and how each book developed and changed along the way. 

 

Mark your calendar for our first three launches:  ...

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Can an Editor "Fix" Really Bad Writing?

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By Katrin Schumann

Editors often see projects at radially different stages of development. Truthfully, we sometimes see writing that is really, well, bad.

But does this mean it’s hopeless? When do you know if something is too "bad" to be worth fixing?

Of course, "bad" is a highly subjective term. Writing might seem "bad" to one reader, while another reader loves it

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Donate to GrubStreet this #GivingTuesday

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Today is #GivingTuesday! On this global day of giving, we hope you’ll consider making a donation to GrubStreet

With your #GivingTuesday gift, you’ll help people write and share stories that will change the world. Any contribution helps GrubStreet remove barriers so that writers ages 13 to 103 can develop their artistry in an atmosphere of kindness, friendship, and creativity.
  
Thank you for your generosity and for being a vital part of this community.

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Lit Boston: What's Happening in December?

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In the December 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: A Room with a View: Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore and Jordy Rosenberg

Tuesday, December 1st at 6:00 PM | Event Fee: $0

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