Ditch Diggers

Hosted ByMur Lafferty & Matt Wallace

Treat your writing like a blue collar job. Doctors don't get doctor block and ditch diggers don't get ditch digger block, and working writers can't get writer's block. Business and humor.


All Episodes

[DD] Unexpected Solo Cast with Mur

Yep, I’m still behind in posting the final episodes for 2022! Here you go! S8 Ep21 , December 5, 2022 Matt can’t make this episode, so Mur handles it herself!    Links Mur on ! , , Support via ! Support local book…

[DD] Veronica Roth Talks Messages to Past Self

, October 24, 2022. I was thrilled to have of Divergent and Chosen Ones fame to come talk about her new book, , and what the business has taught her in her career!   Links Mur on ! , , Support via ! Support local book…

[DD] Power Dynamics and New Writers with Ursula Vernon

Matt had a family emergency so stepped in to talk about the gross topic of grooming, and whether any one person has the power to make or break your career.    Links Mur on ! , , Support via ! Support local book stores! …

[DD] Station Eternity Launch with Cherie Priest and Chuck Wendig

Station Eternity is out! and come on the show to celebrate with me!  Links Mur on ! , , Support via ! Support local book stores! OR Get signed books from my friendly local store, schedule Oct. 17-Oct 21 (Eastern…

[DD] Mur and Matt and Book Launches

, September 26, 2022. Mur has a book coming out! And it’s hard to think about anything else. Matt’s taking a well-earned break from writing novels.   Links Preorder Station Eternity!  , , Matt on , , Matt’s ! Mur’s merch! …

[DD] Kameron Hurley and Margaret Dunlap Decode Hollywood

, September 23, 2022. is guest host today, and we are talking with about the enigma that is Hollywood, money, and how you keep going when so few projects actually get to the screen.    Links , , Matt on , , Matt’s ! …

[DD] Matt and Mur Talk Short Story Markets

S8 Ep15   It’s Post-WorldCon, and Mur and Matt have stuff to talk about regarding short stories and short story markets.      September 5, 2022 | Season 8 Ep 15 | Copyright 2022, Mur Lafferty and Matt Wallace | CC BY-NC-ND…

[DD] Kameron Hurley and Why We Do This

S8 Ep14   Kameron and Mur aren’t bitter at all. But we do mention Nick Mamatas’ .   August 22, 2022 | Season 8 Ep 14 | Copyright 2022, Mur Lafferty and Matt Wallace | CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 License

[DD] Matt Wallace Returns! Walking Many Freelance Paths

Matt returns. This wasn’t supposed to be a “buck up little camper” pep talk for Mur, but it turned out to be. But mostly, we talk about the importance of different things to focus on as a freelancer.  August 15, 2022 | Season 8 Ep 13 |…

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