Category: The Writing Life

Next Chapters: Hesse Phillips

Next Chapters is a biweekly feature spotlighting graduates of GrubStreet’s Novel Incubator program, which has been running since 2010. Novel Incubator Year: 2 Current Project: Hobberdidance (tentative title), a historical novel in which three women accused of demonic possession find…

The 100-Day Project for Writers

  Thousands of writers participate annually in NaNoWriMo, a communal endeavor in which participants worldwide each strive to write a 50k word (or longer) novel within thirty days. It’s an exhilarating challenge and has produced such notable bestsellers as Erin…

Next Chapters: Cameron Dryden

Next Chapters is a biweekly feature spotlighting graduates of GrubStreet’s Novel Incubator program, which has been running since 2010. Novel Incubator Year: 9 Current Project: The Last Slave Brother, the first of two historical novels set 30 years after Christ’s…

Next Chapters: Bonnie Waltch

Next Chapters is a biweekly feature spotlighting graduates of GrubStreet’s Novel Incubator program, which has been running since 2010. Novel Incubator Year: 4 Current Project: historical novel set in 1963 Newton, Massachusetts What writers have most influenced your writing? Since…

Next Chapters: Nicole Vecchiotti

Next Chapters is a biweekly feature spotlighting graduates of GrubStreet’s Novel Incubator program, which has been running since 2010. Novel Incubator Year: 9 Current Project: The Weather Girl, a dark comedy/literary fiction  What writers have most influenced your writing?  I’ve…