Lit Boston: What's Happening in February?
In the February 2022 edition of "Best of Boston," we bring you our top Boston lit events this month, most taking place virtually. See below for our list of local literary happenings.
Laura Sebastian with Dana Schwartz: Castles in Their Bones
Tuesday, February 1st at 6:00 PM ET | Event Fee: $0 - $45
Join Us for an Online: On-Demand Class!
Kick off 2022 with an investment in your writing! Our Online: On-Demand classes are flexible enough to fit into hectic post-holiday work and/or school schedules. Most classes having no set meeting time, so you can learn whenever works best for you. Through weekly lessons, you will dig into dynamic craft lessons, inspiring prompts and assignments, compelling, diverse readings, helpful peer and instructor feedback, and more through our interactive and super easy-to-use platform (designed specifically for writers!), Wet Ink
Announcing the Novel Immersive for LGBTQ+ Writers
We're thrilled to announce GrubStreet's new Novel Immersive for LGBTQ+ Writers with instructor Milo Todd!
For LGBTQ+ writers, a lack of queer-focused guidance, support, and community in writing workshops can stifle or even stall progress for novels
So You Want to Be a Writer in 2022? Setting Yourself Up for Success
Author and GrubStreet instructor Ethan Gilsdorf shares some tips and practical insight into how to set and reach your writing goals in 2022. You can learn more about this subject in Ethan’s two upcoming Online: Zoom seminars, So You Want to be a Writer in 2022? on Friday, January 21st or Saturday, February 19th.
If you’re anything like me, then this will sound like a familiar scenario: The new year begins. You make a list of resolutions, hopes and dreams: to improve your diet, your fitness, your mindfulness, or to change any …
Do Authors Really Need to be a "Brand"?
When I teach workshops on writing and/or publishing, I often start out by asking writers to work on the "one-liner" for their projects, whether fiction, nonfiction, or collections. I encourage them to try winnowing it down to just one line — and no, that single line can't comprise 200 words.
Usually someone will ask, sometimes a little aggressively, "Why?" The subtext is perfectly reasonable: their book or collection is too complex to be expressed in one line