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Find Yourself and The Story Will Find You

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Author, GrubStreet instructor and teaching fellow Simone Dalton shares her journey moving from self-doubt to self-knowledge. You can learn more about this subject in Simone's upcoming seminar The Self, The Writer and The Story on February 12th.

Simone Dalton

Craft Advice

3 Reasons Why You (Yes YOU), Should Apply for the Emerging Writer Fellowship

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The deadline to apply for GrubStreet’s 2022 Emerging Writer Fellowship is fast approaching on Monday, February 28th, 2022 at 11:59pm (EST). Eson Kim, GrubStreet’s Director of Community & Youth Programs, explains why you (yes YOU) should apply today (yes TODAY). 


 

All too often, writers get stuck on the same question: “Should I apply for this writing opportunity?” Grab your favorite beverage, find a comfy writing spot, and get ready for a decade of yes! If you’re still tentative, here are three reasons to forge ahead.

 

1. There’s Always Something to Gain

Receiving a fellowship …

Eson Kim

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 Desmond Hall

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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, …

Desmond Hall

Countdown to Muse 2021: Small Victories by Candace McDuffie

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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, …

Candace McDuffie