Ready to take your writing to the next level? Our advanced workshops are limited to 9 students to foster a closer and more rigorous learning experience. Check out our spring advanced workshops and apply before the deadline on Monday, January 4th:
- Advanced Essay Workshop with Xujun Eberlein
By Katrin Schumann
Editors often see projects at radially different stages of development. Truthfully, we sometimes see writing that is really, well, bad.
But does this mean it’s hopeless? When do you know if something is too "bad" to be worth fixing?
Of course, "bad" is a highly subjective term. Writing might seem "bad" to one reader, while another reader loves it
We're excited to reveal our spring 2021 multi-week classes below.
As GrubStreet continues to practice social distancing, all spring 2021 “in-person” classes will be held remotely via video conferencing. We remain so thankful to everyone in our community for showing up online to support each other and your own writing practice.
Want to stay connected to your writing this fall? Look no further than our new batch of October workshops. Whether you want to produce fresh work by tackling six stories in six weeks, make the blank page less scary by outlining your novel, or write a genre-bending memoir, we've got a remote workshop for you:
- Writing Transgender and Non-Binary Characters, starting October 1st
- 6 Weeks, 6 Stories, starting October 2nd
- Science Fiction and Fantasy: Remix!, starting October 3rd
- The Master's Tools Will Never Dismantle The Master's House: Political Poetry, starting October 7th
- The Novel Outline, starting ...
Last year, I didn't make any New Year's resolutions. Frankly, I was tired of pushing myself so hard, and I thought: hey, how about I just try my best this year? It felt like a gentle enough goal given that I had just started a new job and my first novel was about to be published. While I knew quite a bit about what was ahead (I'd published nonfiction before), I had very little idea about whether the outcome for this book would be good, bad or indifferent, and how I would end up feeling about it all