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Ditch Diggers #62

5/21/2018
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Welcome to the first 20-Minute Ditch! On their inaugural truncated episode, Matt and Mur talk about deadline management do’s and don’t’s for freelance writers! Also, Matt has a metronome, Mur has a long riff on “Footprints,” and will be talking mainly to herself!

Duration:00:21:35

Ditch Diggers #61

5/14/2018
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We talk about how to get started with the freelance life.

Duration:00:40:37

Ditch Diggers #60

4/25/2018
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Margaret Killjoy joins the ditch diggers to talk novellas, Tor.com, and other publishing.

Duration:00:39:26

Ditch Diggers #59

4/17/2018
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For the first time ever, both Matt and Mur have had phenomenal first quarters of the year. We go over it, as much as we can, anyway.

Duration:00:26:25

Ditch Diggers #58

3/26/2018
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- Matt and Mur come to you live from the Alternate History Wing of Morgan Freeman's Private Art Museum with special guest co-host, DREAD NATION author Justina Ireland. Pre-order DREAD NATION: http://a.co/hiiSpZH

Duration:00:39:50

Ditch Diggers #57

3/19/2018
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We have our agents on the show to discuss your questions!

Duration:01:11:05

Ditch Diggers #56

3/6/2018
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- The Ditch Diggers come to you live from Morgan Freeman's calendar room (featuring an inordinate amount of train calendars). - Matt and Mur argue about the configuration of a train whose cars are the months of the year and whether or not "hobo" is a pejorative term (yes, this really happens). - The topic of the episode finally emerges: Feast or famine as a freelance writer! And more!

Duration:00:41:18

Ditch Diggers #55

2/16/2018
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We interview Christopher Brown of Tropic of Kansas.

Duration:01:08:35

Ditch Diggers #54

2/9/2018
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We talk the latest JKR news item - Dumbledore is gay, only he's not gay in the new movie. But why are people pissed about this? JKR is too big to fail, but we talk about branding and what retconning your characters mean to your fans.

Duration:00:38:23

Ditch Diggers #53

1/25/2018
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Why is it bad for writers to talk about money?

Duration:00:37:59

Ditch Diggers #52

1/18/2018
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Matt and I talk about jobs, awards, Hugos, and YOUR questions!

Duration:00:41:26

Ditch Diggers #51

12/23/2017
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We are talking 2017, Einstein's affairs, and radio turkeys.

Duration:01:13:01

Ditch Diggers #50: Your Value

12/6/2017
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Yes, we are back talking about how the world continues to devalue the work you're trying so hard to perfect. And what to do about it.

Duration:01:07:18

Ditch Diggers 49

11/13/2017
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We talk the secret to happiness (yeah, it's relevant) and the latest shitty news in freelance writing.

Duration:00:42:57

Ditch Diggers #48

10/6/2017
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Sensitivity reading and editing.

Duration:01:00:50

Ditch Diggers #47

9/27/2017
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So for the first time in months, I've missed a week. I've hit a low period again, and this podcast is kind of heavy, which made me hesitate to post it. But here's this one, and then the ISBW for this week should go up tomorrow.

Duration:01:02:04

Ditch Diggers #46: Post Hugo report // Writer Expectations

9/7/2017
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Matt and I discuss the Hugos, World Con, and the expectations we make that can sabotage us. Then we take twitter questions.

Duration:00:47:08

Ditch Diggers #45: LIVE from WorldCon!

8/23/2017
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Ditch Diggers comes to you LIVE from Morgan Freeman's International Airport, a.k.a. WorldCon 75 in Helsinki, Finland! Special guests Alasdair Stuart as the fake Matt Wallace, Navah Wolfe, Amal El-Mohtar, Jen Udden, Daveed Diggs, William Hutson, Jonathan Snipes.

Duration:00:38:24

Ditch Diggers taking an August hiatus

8/1/2017
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Hey folks, Matt and I are taking a break, with so much travel and moving this month. We will be back in September, and you'll have the Worldcon episode to tide you over before then. See you in a month!

Duration:00:01:36

Ditch Diggers #44

7/20/2017
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Ditch Diggers don't always write fiction. They write whatever they need to. So occasionally we talk to other writers, and this week we are talking to Daily Dot pop culture writer Gavia Baker Whitelaw.

Duration:01:09:53

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