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ISBW #402

11/15/2018
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I talk about Save the Cat Writes a Novel, and how useful I find the beat sheet from the system. murverse.com | BY NC SA Creative Commons

Duration:00:16:16

ISBW #401

10/25/2018
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It's time for NaNoWriMo, what are you doing to prepare? Here's what I'm up to. https://nanowrimo.org/participants/mightymur

Duration:00:30:51

ISBW #400

9/20/2018
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Episode 400, really! It's not a Very Special Episode (TM) but I do think it's important. murverse.com | BY NC SA Creative Commons

Duration:00:14:40

ISBW #399

7/20/2018
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Almost to 400, and I still feel like I'm a beginner! Wow.

Duration:01:21:31

ISBW #398

6/26/2018
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Back and rambling and OMG I am writing the SOLO novelization!

Duration:00:18:59

ISBW #397

5/17/2018
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And I talk about one of the epiphanies I've had after... sixteen years of writing. It's embarrassing.

Duration:02:42:59

ISBW #396

4/25/2018
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I have been struggling inside my own head lately, but am trying to get back.

Duration:00:23:17

ISBW #395

3/28/2018
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Lordy, I'm behind on feedback! I catch up here. I'll do a Twitter feedback show in the future. I would love some ideas as to what you want to see in episode 400 of I Should Be Writing. Send me your thoughts! ISBW is sponsored by Serial Box! Yes, my publisher for Bookburners, one of my favorite projects I've worked on in the past few years! Get a discount on a whole season of content with the code WRITING18.

Duration:00:33:37

I Should Be Writing #395

3/22/2018
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In reading a book on luck, I had an epiphany not on luck, but on procrastination. I explore the reason why we may avoid writing, and then I talk to G. S. Denning, author of the Warlock Holmes series.

Duration:00:39:56

ISBW #393

3/13/2018
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When your supporting characters' response to personally tragic things in their life is "how will this affect this other person?" then you have a problem. Are you a WorldCon member? Don't forget to vote for the Hugos, AND remember you have the power to go to the business meeting! ISBW is sponsored by Serial Box! Yes, my publisher for Bookburners, one of my favorite projects I've worked on in the past few years! Get a discount on a whole season of content with the code WRITING18.

Duration:01:20:41

ISBW #392

2/8/2018
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it's time for the yearly discussion on conventions and etiquette and advice. And then we delve into feedback.

Duration:00:15:48

ISBW #391

2/7/2018
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I got some News. I wish I could tell, but I can't even share with you, my lovely supporters. But the news has made my brain and schedule all higgledy piggeldy. So I talk about that. ISBW is sponsored by Serial Box! Yes, my publisher for Bookburners, one of my favorite projects I've worked on in the past few years! Get a discount on a whole season of content with the code WRITING18. HEY- did you know I'm offering transcriptions of both ISBW and Ditch Diggers? They will go up as soon as I...

Duration:00:22:08

ISBW #390

1/26/2018
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Should you find a publisher before the book is done? Should you worry about your pen name before you find an agent? What order should things be done in, anyway? Brought to you by Serial Box, the "HBO for ebooks." Get a discount on a whole season of content with the code WRITER18.

Duration:00:18:37

ISBW #389

1/17/2018
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I have one resolution this year, and that's to get bored more often. Also, I talk fears, and NBC's The Good Place. I was supposed to have an interview but I just discovered it's crap and I have to re-record. Sorry about that.

Duration:00:16:09

ISBW #388

12/21/2017
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I pontificate about Patreon, transcribing the podcasts, and Star Wars (no spoilers). If you want to support on Patreon, by the way, you can do so here. Happy Holidays!

Duration:00:27:54

ISBW 387: Learning how to strike-out

11/21/2017
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Why is it OK to suck? Specifically, why does stinky writing matter?

Duration:02:09:24

ISBW #386

10/30/2017
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Almost November! Are you ready? Maybe this will help. http://www.NaNoWriMo.org http://www.grantfaulkner.com/

Duration:00:46:47

ISBW #385

10/12/2017
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NaNoWriMo is in less than a month! AUGH! So we talk prep, and we talk to Nicky Drayden, author of The Prey of Gods (which was a NaNo book!)

Duration:00:38:35

ISBW #384: The black dog doesn't care

9/28/2017
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When mild depression hits.

Duration:00:14:55

ISBW #383: Point of View // Beth Cato Interview

9/14/2017
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I discuss the power of point of view and how it makes us sympathize with characters, what the different words (protagonist, antagonist) means, and reference a bunch of books and movies. Then I talk to Beth Cato. AND GUESS WHAT? You can WIN Beth Cato's books! All you have to do is email me and I'll do a random drawing on the next ISBW, but I'd really appreciate it if you spread the word on social media too.

Duration:00:32:53