This Week at Grub: March 30th - April 5th

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GrubStreet will be hosting all of our classes remotely from now through the month of April. We’ve decided as an organization that the best thing we can do for our community is to follow the advice of public health experts and participate in the social distancing that’s recommended to help slow the spread of Coronavirus. 

 

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Research While Writing: Handle With Care!

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By Katrin Schumann

Today, March 4, is the official Boston launch of my second novel, This Terrible Beauty. It's a momentous occasion for me for many reasons, not least of which is that I feel proud of finding what I think is the right balance between fact and fiction.

What I mean is, I had so, so, SO much material for this book

Katrin Schumann

Books & Reading Craft Advice Grub News The Writing Life

The Business of Books: Long Live the Book!

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For the inaugural Business of Books blog post, GrubStreet’s Founder and Executive Director Eve Bridburg talks to publishing expert Kristen McLean about the fate of physical books, the future of audiobooks and podcasts, and most importantly what this all means for writers like you.   

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Books & Reading Grub News The Writing Life

Is Productivity Always Good for Writers?

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By Katrin Schumann

How long does it really take to write a book? From beginning the first draft to seeing it on bookshelves? It's generally accepted that more books = more success/ happiness. But what does being "productive" really mean, and does it make you happy as a writer? 

I used to think the solution to almost all writerly problems lay in having more timea comforting thought since I had so very little of that particular commodity. Simple, I thought: when I have more time, I'll do more writing, and I'll be happy and productive.

On some level ...

Katrin Schumann

Books & Reading Craft Advice The Writing Life

Dariel Suarez Promoted to GrubStreet's Education Director

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We're thrilled to announce that Dariel Suarez, our current Director of Core Programs and Faculty, has been promoted to Education Director.

 

Dariel Suarez has been a transformational leader since he joined our staff. He has recruited an incredible cohort of instructors, developed new resources and trainings, and spearheaded exciting access and inclusion initiatives

Mia Narciso

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