Tell-All Boston with Maya Shanbhag Lang

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Join the first virtual Tell-All Boston event on May 7th at 7:00pmbrought to you by alumni of GrubStreet’s Memoir Incubator and Essay Incubator (and co-sponsored by Porter Square Books). Maya Shanbhag Lang, author of What We Carry: A Memoir will be reading alongside featured readers including Susan McGee BaileyAlicia GooginsShirley Jones-Luke, and Linda K. Wertheimer. For more details and to register, visit the Tell-All Boston website

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Apply to the Memoir Incubator by Friday, 3/27

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Our Memoir Incubator Program is an MFA-level course, spanning 12 months, for ten memoir writers interested in drafting, developing or revising their memoir drafts, a comprehensive craft-based study of the memoir form, and, as appropriate, a thoughtful introduction to the memoir publishing market. 

In light of the unforeseen circumstances Covid-19 has caused for so many, the Memoir Incubator deadline has been EXTENDED to March 27th,  2020, at 11:59PM. Learn more and apply here.

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Memoir Incubator Open House & Info Session

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Interested in taking your memoir to the next level? Join us for an informal Q&A session on our Memoir Incubator program on Wednesday, February 5th, from 6:00-8:00pm. Instructor Alysia Abbott and alumni of the program will be there to answer any questions you have about the Memoir Incubator program

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What I Learned from Editing

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In the past few years, I've done an enormous amount of editing. I work as a manuscript consultant and help other writers develop their books, and I've (almost completely) rewritten two novels. Here are some of the things I've learned about the editing process:

TOP FALSE ASSUMPTIONS EDITING CLIENTS MAKE

1. An editor will "fix" your manuscript. (An editor can help you fix it.)

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Tell-All Boston: Fall Kick-off on November 7th

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The second season of Tell-All kicks off on Thursday, November 7 at the Middlesex Lounge with headliner William Dameron, best-selling author of The Lie: A Memoir of Two Marriages, Catfishing and Coming Out.

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