Tag Archives: Grub Street

Conferences, Conferences, Conferences

by Barb, on the train to Malice Domestic even as you read this My business partner and I used to joke that anything anyone asked us to do, we would agree to, as long as it was six months away. … Continue reading

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Growing New Ideas

Kate Flora here, bookending the week with another post. Lately, life has felt like I’m impelled forward by some unseen hand that is shoving and nudging me along from one task to another. My to-do list seems endless. I would … Continue reading

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Using Pinterest to Promote Your Books

This week on Maine Crime Writers: Monday, Gerry Boyle; Tuesday, Kaitlyn Dunnett; Wednesday, Vicki Doudera; Thursday, Lea Wait; Friday, James Hayman. Our guest today, Grub Street instructor and author Celeste Ng, gives advice on ways that writers might use Pinterest … Continue reading

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Kate Asks Barb about the Grub Street Launch Lab

Recently, Kate Flora asked Barb Ross about what she learned being a part of the Grub Street Launch Lab pilot. We thought you might like to listen in on their conversation. Kate: Barb, in anticipation of your new Clambake series, … Continue reading

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Dreaming

When I was growing up on a chicken farm in a small Maine town, money was often tight. Bill collectors really did knock on the door, sometimes the phone got turned off, and there was a large hole in the … Continue reading

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Running Away from Home

Kate Flora┬áhere, checking in from the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. I’m in Amherst, Virginia, spending two weeks as a writing fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. This is my second time here. I first came … Continue reading

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What Happens When 12,000 Writers Converge

Hi. Barb here. Last week I attended AWP, the Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference in Boston. Why did I go? It was one of those weird convergences in life where you’ve never heard of something, and then all … Continue reading

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