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  • Seminar
  • Online: Zoom
  • Adult (18+)

The Writing Habit: Balancing Drafting, Revising, and Submitting

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  • $75.00 Non-Member
  • $65.00 Member

Class Description

There are no guarantees in the publishing world, and the only strategy for any life-long writer is to develop a consistent writing habit. In this seminar we'll discuss strategies for maintaining your excitement about a project, overcoming blocks in revision, and organizing and scheduling submissions. By analyzing daily schedules and writing goals you'll be able to create an outline for writing consistently that's unique to your availability and writing style. Come prepared to discuss your own struggles with writing consistently, and your questions on balancing submissions and drafting new work. We'll share advice and resources, and you'll leave with an outline of your next six months of writing goals, a habit tracker, and resources for revision and publication.

Scholarship Information

Thanks to the excellent literary citizenship of our donors, scholarships are available for all GrubStreet classes. To apply, click the gray "APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP" button. In order to be considered for a scholarship, you must complete your application at least one week before the start date of a class. Please await our scholarship committee's decision before registering for the class. We cannot hold spots in classes, so the sooner you apply, the better. Scholarships cannot be applied retroactively.

For more more detailed information about GrubStreet scholarships, including how to contribute to scholarship funds for other students, click here.

Scholarships Format/Location

Thanks to the excellent literary citizenship of our donors, scholarships are available for all GrubStreet classes. To apply, click the gray "APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP" button. In order to be considered for a scholarship, you must complete your application at least one week before the start date of a class. Please await our scholarship committee's decision before registering for the class. We cannot hold spots in classes, so the sooner you apply, the better. Scholarships cannot be applied retroactively.

For more detailed information about GrubStreet scholarships, including how to contribute to scholarship funds for other students, click here.

This class will take place using Zoom videoconferencing. About 15 minutes before your class is scheduled to begin, you'll receive an email from your instructor with a link to join the class meeting!

Zoom Participation:

Students are not required to turn their camera on, but are encouraged to participate any way they feel comfortable through functions such as the live chat, emoji reactions, and unmuting the microphone. Learn more about using Zoom here.

Zoom Accessibility:

We ask that instructors enable closed captioning and send a transcript of the session after class. You can also enable closed captioning at any time during the meeting. If your instructor forgets to send the transcript, just send ’em an email!