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Tonight: Memoir Generator Remote Open House

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Thinking of applying to the Memoir Generator? GrubStreet will host a virtual informal Q&A session with instructor Michelle Seaton on Wednesday, June 23rd, from 6:00-7:00p.m. to answer any questions you have about the Generator, including the workload, the application process, what the program does and doesn’t entail, the schedule, the philosophy behind our approach, and anything else you have on your mind! Register here.

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Application Deadline Extended to Monday, 5/31

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The application deadline for the following Advanced Workshops has been extended to Monday, May 31st:

 

 

Our advanced workshops are limited to 9 students to foster a closer and more rigorous learning experience. Don't wait – apply today!

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Open House and Info Sessions for Upcoming Intensives

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Thinking of taking an intensive course this year? Interested in taking your short stories or essays to the next level? Ready to write your memoir or novel draft? Check out our upcoming remote open houses to learn more about each of the unique intensive programs below: 

 

Memoir Generator Open House & Info Session (Remote)

Wednesday, June 23rd, 6:00-7:00 PM (EDT)

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What to Do After Attending a Writing Conference

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Writers attending conferences - like last week's The Muse & The Marketplace 2021 - tend to react to the experience in one of two ways: despair or elation.

 

Camp #1 is overwhelmed with information. Too much of the advice they absorbed seemed contradictory or overly complicated. They’re not sure they even like agents and editors anymore. And dammit, if all those other attendees are trying to get published, how do they stand a chance? 

Katrin Schumann

Books & Reading Craft Advice Grub News The Writing Life

Countdown to Muse 2021: Small Victories by Mary C. Curtis

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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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