I Should Be Writing

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[ISBW] Jule Selbo and Inspiration for Different Genres

ISBW PSAs Brainstorming for NaNoWriMo Project Good News Good News Team Rejection count: 355 Main Topic: Inspiration for Different Story Genres Screenwriter Jule Selbo’s new book: 9 Days (Book #2 Dee Rommel mystery series) On moving…

[ISBW] Eden Robins talks Humor

ISBW PSAs Brainstorming for NaNoWriMo Project Good News Good News Team Rejection count: 353 Main Topic: Humor, with a little Death Eden Robins new book: When Franny Stands Up Finding catharsis in humor “Write from your trauma” Looking at…

[ISBW] [Bite-sized] Frantic Last Minute Plan

Recorded October 31, 2022 There’s not much more to say. It’s the last day of prep and I’m frantic and wired. Wish me luck. As I wish you luck!     Where to find me! (Evil Mur is getting on TikTok Again!) October 31, 2022 |…

[ISBW] [Bite-sized] NaNoWrimo Prep Time!

Recorded October 30, 2022 What are you going to do to make your day go smoother? Set up coffee, tea, rewards, snacks, get it all in place!  Where to find me! (Evil Mur is getting on TikTok Again!) October 30, 2022 | Season 18 Ep 72 |…

[ISBW] [Bite-Sized] “I could do that if I wanted to…”

Recorded October 29, 2022 When we avoid taking a chance on something, we tell ourselves that we could have succeeded if we had made the choice to do so. I could have done that — if I’d wanted to. It saves us from realizing that sometimes things…

[ISBW] [Bite-sized] Great Artists Steal

Recorded October 28, 2022 When doing your outline, don’t be afraid to consider books you’ve already read. Remember, great artists steal. Where to find me! (Evil Mur is getting on TikTok Again!) October 28, 2022 | Season 18 Ep 70 | murverse.com…

[ISBW] [Bite-Sized] Your Output Is Cyclical and That’s OK

Capitalism says today must earn/be better than yesterday! But how feasible is that? A look at the stock market says… not very much. October 26, 2022 | Season 18 Ep 68 | murverse.com Copyright 2022, Mur Lafferty | CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 License

[ISBW] [Bite-Sized] Comic Sans Trick??

Recorded October 24, 2022   So apparently there’s a that is good at helping productivity. I’m testing this today.    Also I hate recording on the weekend. I will have to take this into account when planning for daily NaNo show next…

[ISBW] A Deeper Dive into POV

ISBW PSAs 2022 Total Word Count: ??? Solo RPG project Daily Podcast Schedule for NaNoWriMo Prep Good News Good News Team Rejection count: 348 Fountain pen: $14k. Is it really a magic wand? Main Topic: Point of View The subtle and overt bigotry…

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