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Countdown to Muse 2021: Small Victories by Lisa Braxton

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The Muse and the Marketplace 2021 is almost here! This year's conference is taking the form of a virtual enhanced writing residency (taking place Wednesday, April 21st - Sunday, April 25th) with new Premium Workshops and the Manuscript Mart (taking place Wednesday, April 28th - Sunday, May 2nd).

 

This year's conference theme is "Small Victories." We all know what the "big" victories are (landing an agent, snagging a book deal, or getting a flashy award), but this year we aim to celebrate the equally important, tiny, and often unseen victories of our writing lives. In anticipation of the conference ...

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Muse 2021 Registration is Open

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The Muse & the Marketplace 2021: An Enhanced Writing Residency is here! The Residency will feature 65+ sessions on craft and publishing from top authors and industry professionals, plus the opportunity to meet literary agents or editors for direct manuscript feedback.

 

The Residency itself will take place Wednesday, April 21st - Sunday, April 25th

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Muse 2020 Seminar Series: Addressing Race and Racial Identity as Writers and Readers

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In our race-conscious society, white people are asked, often reluctantly, to define themselves as racial beings, a process to which people of color have been socialized since birth. Racial identity is the psychological connection we have with our race; its resolution process occurs for everyone, regardless of one’s identified race. 

As writers, how might our characters, arguments, and storylines reflect any conscious and unconscious racial bias that we hold

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Muse 2020 Seminar Series: What Booksellers Want Writers to Know, 6/2

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Get insider tips on how stores choose and market the books they shelve while working with authors and publishers to promote new titles. Gearing up for a bookstore event? Learn what to expect before, during, and after your event and how to make your events part of the narrative of your writing identity from instructors, Leah DeCesare and Allison Pottern Hoch

 

Whether you’re pre-published or an established author, you'll learn marketing strategies to increase your audience and partner with your local indies to up your odds of success. Click here for more information and to ...

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GrubStreet presents Muse 2020 Seminar Series

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We’re thrilled to announce the Muse 2020 Seminar Series beginning June 2nd! Due to our presenters’ enthusiasm and generosity, we’re excited to bring several popular Muse & the Marketplace 2020 sessions to a screen near you! Each session will be presented as a rich, informative lecture with a brief Q&A. When you register you’ll get access for real-time instruction via Zoom, and the ability to view the seminar later via WetInk.

We’ll be adding sessions throughout the summer, but to start, you can now register for these:

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