How to Survive Writing a Book: The Rollercoaster of Engagement

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By Katrin Schumann

 

I’ve always loved to dive in and re-vamp a space. Each project starts with enormous energy and hope. I’m excited by all that I can achieve with just a little energy, imagination and hard work—and the price of a gallon of paint.

It recently occurred to me that writing a first draft is not unlike revitalizing a room

Katrin Schumann

Books & Reading Craft Advice The Writing Life

Lit Boston: What's Happening in August?

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In the August 2019 edition of "Best of Boston," we bring you our top Boston lit events this month, curated from the Boston Literary District's event calendar, an essential source of literary happenings.



Brookline Booksmith Transnational Series: Ilya Kaminsky and Kaveh Akbar

Maura Intemann

Grub News

Grants and Residencies for Writing Parents/Parenting Writers

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GrubStreet Instructor, marketing consultant, writer, and mother of two, Allison Pottern Hoch knows how important support can be to fostering a creative life. She’ll be covering this topic and more in her class Writing Like a Parent, Parenting Like a Writer on July 20th, but until then read on to learn more about grants, scholarships, residencies and more for writers who are parents.

Allison Hoch

Grub News The Writing Life

Rules for Writing Good Fiction

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By Katrin Schumann

In the most recent New Yorker, Teddy Wayne wrote an article called “Eight Rules for Writing Fiction.” Wayne has written three novels (one which has been optioned by HBO) and Kirkus Reviews said of him: “A spectacular stylist, Wayne is deeply empathetic toward his characters, but—brutally and brilliantly—he refuses to either defend or excuse them.” 

Katrin Schumann

Books & Reading Craft Advice The Writing Life

Lit Boston: What's Happening in July?

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In the July 2019 edition of "Best of Boston," we bring you our top Boston lit events this month, curated from the Boston Literary District's event calendar, an essential source of literary happenings.



Rory Powers Wilder Girls Book Launch

Hannah Levinson