I Should Be Writing

Hosted ByMur Lafferty

Writing interviews and how-tos from a SF writer who's still learning.


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ISBW #452: NaNoWriMo Day 5

Brain hacks today from : Tell yourself you only have to write a handful of words or sentences. Because starting is the hardest part. And any number of words is better than zero. [and dagnabbit I recorded with the wrong mic again so the sound is a…

ISBW #451: NaNoWriMo Day 4

Eat. The. Cookie. Copyright 2019, Mur Lafferty — BY-NC-SA 3.5 License — murverse.com

ISBW #448: NaNoWriMo Day 1

It’s NaNoWriMo time, and I’m working hard to make this the year I win, but also encourage all of you to take care of yourself. Day 1: pick and choose your advice.   Copyright 2019, Mur Lafferty — BY-NC-SA 3.5 License — murverse.com

ISBW #447: Antagonist POV

Does the antagonist POV add or distract from the main story? Copyright 2019, Mur Lafferty — BY-NC-SA 3.5 License — murverse.com

ISBW #446: Which Book To Send to Agents?

I get to quote an old cliche’ about birds and hands and bushes.  NOTE- Once NaNoWriMo starts, you’ll be getting the podcast on the day that I post it for Patreon!    (except for weekend shows, which are Patreon only. Want to support the…

ISBW #445: What does “no” mean?

In the world of publishing, we take rejections to mean a definitive NO. Do not pass go, etc. While no does mean no in a lot of other areas of life, I’m not sure that’s what it means here.  Copyright 2019, Mur Lafferty — BY-NC-SA 3.5 License –…

ISBW #444: Goals…?

How to set goals as a writer. (Spoiler, I’m still learning) Copyright 2019, Mur Lafferty — BY-NC-SA 3.5 License — murverse.com

ISBW #443: Repetition as a mistake and possible tool

Keep an eye out for repetitions in your work, not only words, but concepts and more. Copyright 2019, Mur Lafferty — BY-NC-SA 3.5 License — murverse.com

ISBW #442: Publishing for free, and what IP means

How do you approach free anthologies when the market is very small? And do you sell your IP or language rights? Copyright 2019, Mur Lafferty — BY-NC-SA 3.5 License — murverse.com

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