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This Saturday: YAWP Free Saturday Sessions

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Our first round of FREE YAWP Saturday Sessions for Fall 2021 are coming in hot! Join us this Saturday, whether you're interested in writing sci-fi & fantasy, putting your joy down on the page, or using nature as a metaphor. These sessions are free Boston-area high schoolers. Note: All YAWP Saturdays in Fall 2021 will be held remotely on Zoom. Click here for more information.

 

September 18th:

 

Dream It, Write It…Lightspeed! Science Fiction & Fantasy
Asata Radcliffe
Saturday, September 18th from 12:00pm - 3:00pm
via Zoom

Have you ever dreamed of creating fantasy realms or writing …

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Teen Summer Remote Classes

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Do you have a teen writer in your life? Let them know about GrubStreet's Summer Teen Classes starting this June. This summer, we've put together an entire catalog of exciting remote teen classes designed to keep the YAWP community connected while also providing plenty of optional portions for breaks from screens when needed.

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When Being a Writer Means Playing the Waiting Game

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By Katrin Schumann

You may have heard, these days many writers are waiting. Waiting to hear back from their overwhelmed agents. Waiting to hear from busy publishers. Waiting for Covid to really be OVER so they can do live book events again. Waiting for inspiration becuase they're exhausted by the last year and a half. Waiting because their release dates have been moved (again).

Katrin Schumann

Books & Reading The Writing Life

Upcoming YAWP Free Saturday Sessions

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Drawing a blank? Need fresh ideas? Want to relieve some stress with a dose of creativity? Come join our last FREE YAWP Saturday Session of the season! Check below for more info about each of our upcoming sessions taking place remotely via Zoom on Saturday, May 15th. Note: All YAWP Saturdays in Spring 2021 will be held remotely on Zoom. Click here for more information.

 

*Remote* Saturday Sessions

 

Defying Genre: Exploring Experimental Writing (Remote)
Kayla Degala-Paraíso
Saturday, May 15th from 12:00pm – 3:00pm (EDT)
via Zoom

During this session of genre-bending, -blending, and -embodying, we will smash the boundaries of …

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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