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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? 

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Write On Prompts: Episode 6 — Jennifer De Leon

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During this time when our normal writing routines (alongside most other routines!) have been disrupted, we’re sharing short videos designed to help us all get unstuck, move forward, or find a new direction for our writing projects.

In Episode 6 of our "Write On Prompts" video series, GrubStreet Board Member Jennifer De Leon shares a prompt about how to find inspiration from other writers that she used to help write her novel Don't Ask Me Where I'm From. You see can Jennifer in conversation with Celeste Ng Tuesday, August 18th at Porter Square Books at 7pm, and you ...

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