First Time Authors Share Seven Things that Surprised Them After Selling Their Books
The traditional publishing process can be full of surprises for a first-time author. Here's what a few writers publishing in 2019
We make all sorts of assumptions about what it will be like to actually become published authors for the first time
Everything Novel: Author Louise Miller Shares How to Write Great Characters
This month of DeadDarlings, Novel Incubator grads and authors Susan Donovan Bernard and Louise Miller sat down to discuss craft and Louise's second novel The Late Bloomers’ Club. Susan Donovan Bernhard is a 2014 Massachusetts Cultural Council fellowship recipient
The Editors at Dead Darlings
A Letter From Your Unfinished Novel
Boston-based novelist, screenwriter, and stand-up comic Erica Ferencik strikes again. This time she has a few choice words for you from your best friend and worst enemy: your unfinished novel.
My dear writer,
To be blunt, I’m not even sure I start off all that well. A little heavy on the “sense of place” and not enough in medias res, in my humble opinion
Dealing with Copyedits: Just How Bad is the Past Perfect?
The final stages before book publication involve copyediting (and then proofreading). It's your last chance to make changes before your writing goes public. What can you do at this stage to assure your book stays true to your unique vision and style?
Every soon-to-be published writer is nervous and excited about copyedits. Will they require rewriting of beloved text
Making Every Word Count: How to Write Short
GrubStreet Instructor and Consultant Cara Benson offers us tips and tricks for writing flash fiction. Learn how to bundle entire worlds or capture vivid moments into 1,000 words or less. Plus, you can work with Cara in person! She'll be teaching Writing Flash: Fiction and Nonfiction on Saturday, June 23rd at Grub HQ.