November Brown Bag Lunch

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Do you work downtown and want to fit some writing into your day? Or do you have a schedule that gives you free afternoons instead of evenings? Join our FREE Brown Bag Lunch Writing Series.

Bring your lunch and come on over to GrubStreet on Wednesday, November 13th from 12:30pm-1:15pm. For 45 minutes, you’ll meet fellow writers and get your creative juices flowing with some cool writing exercises

Maura Intemann

Grub News

Join Us for Our Next Happy Hour Writing Session on 11/15

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What's more satisfying than leaving work behind on a Friday afternoon? Rounding out the week with a free writing session, of course!

Maximize that Friday feeling and kick off your writing weekend. Leave work behind on Friday, November 15th, from 5:30pm-6:30pm and come on over to Grub HQ for a Happy Hour Writing Session

Maura Intemann

Grub News

The Importance of Embracing Contradictions

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In this post, Ben Berman looks at the importance of embracing contradictions and mixed emotions when writing poems.

 

 

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, the great researcher of creativity, has written a lot about conflict and dialectical tensions in his research on creative personality traits. In his study of some of the most eminent creators of the 20th Century (Nobel Prize winners in every field of study), he found that many of these people shared what he called antithetical traits, and he grouped these into ten categories

 

According to Csikszentmihalyi, creative people often exhibit these paradoxical traits – they ...

Ben Berman

Craft Advice

Grants and Residencies for Writing Parents/Parenting Writers

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GrubStreet Instructor, marketing consultant, writer, and mother of two, Allison Pottern Hoch knows how important support can be to fostering a creative life. She’ll be covering this topic and more in her class Writing Like a Parent, Parenting Like a Writer on July 20th, but until then read on to learn more about grants, scholarships, residencies and more for writers who are parents.

Allison Hoch

Grub News The Writing Life

How to Generate Creativity When You Don’t Have Time to Write

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GrubStreet Instructor, marketing consultant, writer, and mother of two, Allison Pottern Hoch knows how to squeeze maximum creativity from every spare second. She’ll be covering this topic and more in her class Writing Like a Parent, Parenting Like a Writer on July 7th, but until then read on to find out how to engage creatively right now

Allison Hoch

The Writing Life