Category: The Writing Life

Next Chapters: Jane Cairns

Next Chapters is a biweekly feature spotlighting graduates of GrubStreet’s Novel Incubator program, which has been running since 2010. Novel Incubator Year: 10 Current Project: historical fiction What are you reading now? I’ve just completed Book Riot’s 2022 “Read Harder…

An Interview with Peter Orner — On the Go

Peter Orner is always on the go, and wherever he goes, he’s writing. Namibia, Mexico, and the Czech Republic are just some of the places he’s written—and collected material for more writing. His work, equally unbounded, includes novels, stories, essays,…

Rise and Shine with the 7am Novelist

We’re over halfway through the 7am Novelist’s 50-day writing challenge, which means we should all be halfway through our books! I’m kidding, of course. If you’re like me, you’re still on the dark side of the mountain, waiting to reach…

Waking Up with the 7am Novelist

I’m not normally a morning person, but Michelle Hoover’s free webinar series and podcast, The 7am Novelist, just might convert me. Every morning at 7am, for 50 days, Hoover inspires us to get writing by discussing novel writing craft with…