GrubWrites

Find Yourself and The Story Will Find You

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Author, GrubStreet instructor and teaching fellow Simone Dalton shares her journey moving from self-doubt to self-knowledge. You can learn more about this subject in Simone's upcoming seminar The Self, The Writer and The Story on February 12th.

Simone Dalton

Craft Advice

Join Us for an Online: On-Demand Class!

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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

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So You Want to Be a Writer in 2022? Setting Yourself Up for Success

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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 …

Ethan Gilsdorf

Craft Advice

TOMORROW: Grubbie Debut: M. Soledad Caballero with Rebecca Morgan Frank

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Join Porter Square Books and Grubstreet TOMORROW, September 30th at 7PM (EST) the latest installment of the Grubbie Debuts series, featuring GrubStreet student M. Soledad Caballero for the launch of her debut collection, I Was a BellSoledad will be joined in conversation by GrubStreet instructor Rebecca Morgan Frank (Oh You Robot Saints)! This event is free and open to all, hosted on Crowdcast. Register here.

 

About I Was a Bell

In this collection, Caballero imagines how memory frames and reshapes the present, how memory illuminates and limits the …

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Grub News

Do Authors Really Need to be a "Brand"?

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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

Katrin Schumann