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ISBW #402: Foundations

11/15/2018
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I get into Save the Cat Writes a Novel, the new book covering the famous screenwriting beat sheet method and applies it to novels. Also, check out the Patreon to get the daily NaNoWriMo show and access to the Discord where you can hang with other listeners! ALSO- I will be appearing at Books With […]

Duration:00:16:16

Ditch Diggers #69: Con Accessibility with Elsa Sjunneson-Henry

10/29/2018
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Matt and Mur come to you live from Jeff Goldblum’s Seattle-based CPAP Emporium with special returning guest, Hugo-nominated writer, editor, and disability activist, Elsa Sjunneson-Henry The Ditch Diggers explain the incredibly inside-baseball location of today’s episode. Elsa answers a listener’s question about networking as an author with a disability, particularly at conventions, and con accessibility. […]

Duration:00:41:54

ISBW #401: NaNoWriMo Primer

10/25/2018
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It’s that time of year again! NaNo is the reason for the season, after all.

Duration:00:30:51

Ditch Diggers #68: Worldcon debrief, post-win turmoil, and Q&A

10/24/2018
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Mur and Matt come to you live from Jodie Foster’s Hurricane Florence Relief Center. It’s been a little while since the Ditch Diggers hit you with a newly recorded episode, and they explain why. Matt and Mur talk about their WorldCon 76 experiences, including (winning at) the Hugo Awards, the Hugo Losers Party, and staging […]

Duration:00:44:59

Ditch Diggers #67: Live from WorldCon

9/24/2018
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The Ditch Diggers come to you from San Jose, California for their 4th Annual Ditch Diggers Live! from WorldCon 76 with special guests, authors KM Szpara and Margaret Dunlap! Matt and Mur put Kellan and Margaret through the first ever Ditch Diggers’ Choose Your Own Publishing Career, forcing them to assume the roles of an […]

Duration:00:58:11

Ditch Diggers #66: Feedback

9/20/2018
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Mur in September apologizes for Mur and Matt back in July when this episode was recorded. There are reasons, and lots more new episodes are coming soon! Matt and Mur come to you live from Jeff Goldblum’s Thirst Fountain. Matt explains Jeff Goldblum thirst tweets to Mur. Before segueing masterfully into the topic of the […]

Duration:01:02:00

ISBW #400!

9/20/2018
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The reasons behind the lateness are many, and I’m sorry. But my 400th episode- golly! Did you know you could have heard an expanded edition of this show yesterday if you supported the Patreon?

Duration:00:14:40

ISBW #399: Priorities and Empty Calories

7/23/2018
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I turned in SOLO edits, and working on next projects. I had an epiphany about the concept of my need to do little things like cleaning and email before I start writing for the day, and why that is bad.

Duration:01:21:31

Ditch Diggers #65: Your Worth, Pt. 2

7/20/2018
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Mur and Matt come to you live after abandoning Morgan Freeman’s elaborate and fictitious estate (because, once again, the Ditch Diggers believe women) and tunneling from the interstate (for reasons Mur explains) to Jeff Goldblum’s modest empire. Or possibly Jodie Foster’s underground lair. It’s all very complicated, but we’re working on it. After a typically […]

Duration:00:44:32

ISBW #398: I’m back, updates, and SOLO!

6/26/2018
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I’m back, talking about brains shutting down and dealing with it on a creator level. I sound a little down in this one but I assure you, I’m doing great. Did you know you could have heard this last week if you supported the Patreon?

Duration:00:18:59

Ditch Diggers #64: 20 Minute Ditch on Grudges

6/25/2018
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Welcome to the second edition of the 20-Minute Ditch! Because you’re making money moves (that’s from Matt’s introduction, which he will probably not be allowed to make anymore). On this episode the Ditch Diggers talk about professional grudges. Can they be healthy? Can a certain level of forgiveness be unhealthy? It’s complicated stuff, but somehow […]

Duration:00:12:44

Ditch Diggers #63: Nebula Awards Report

6/20/2018
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NOTE FROM MATT AND MUR: So, yeah. This episode, as well as next week’s 20-Minute Ditch, were both recorded before rampant sexual harassment allegations against Morgan Freeman became public knowledge. The Ditch Diggers are an organization that believes women and has no desire or intention to prop up harassers or abuser culture, accused or otherwise. […]

Duration:00:33:53

Ditch Diggers #62: The Twenty Minute Ditch

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

ISBW #397: Structure and Feedback

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. We talk how to approach your structure with examples of A Song of Ice and Fire (Game of Thrones to the TV watching crowd) and Stranger Things. Feedback discusses networking, beta readers, and more. See me at the […]

Duration:02:42:59

Ditch Diggers #61: Starting Out Freelancing

5/14/2018
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Mur and Matt come to you live from Morgan Freeman’s sandwich cart right outside of the unemployment line (thanks to a classic Mur Lafferty improv). The Ditch Diggers discuss conflict; not as a narrative device, but whether or not their internal conflict on the show is more interesting than other types of conflict (Matt is […] The post Ditch Diggers #61: Starting Out Freelancing appeared first on The Murverse Mothership.

Duration:00:40:37

Ditch Diggers #60: Novellas and Publishing with Margaret Killjoy

4/26/2018
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Mur and Matt come to you live from Morgan Freeman’s conversion van with special guest co-host, author/publisher/designer Margaret Killjoy! Conversion vans are NOT Transformers. Margaret talks about her Danielle Cain series from Tor.com Publishing, including the second and newly released THE BARROW WILL SEND WHAT IT MAY. The Ditch Diggers and Margaret talk about the resurgence of […] The post Ditch Diggers #60: Novellas and Publishing with Margaret Killjoy appeared first on The Murverse...

Duration:00:39:26

ISBW #396: Inside my own head

4/26/2018
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I’ve been being a bit negative thinking lately and it’s affecting all sorts of things, so I’m trying to come back. The post ISBW #396: Inside my own head appeared first on The Murverse Mothership.

Duration:00:23:17

Ditch Diggers #59: 1st Quarter Review (and NEWS)

4/16/2018
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(NOTE FROM MUR: I think I’m shying away from blogging and podcasting now because a part of me is thinking if I talk about stuff too much, these things will be taken from me. It makes no sense. But that’s why I’ve been quiet lately. Sorry to listeners and sorry to Matt.) UPDATE: Congrats to […] The post Ditch Diggers #59: 1st Quarter Review (and NEWS) appeared first on The Murverse Mothership.

Duration:00:26:35

ISBW #395: Feedback

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 […] The post ISBW #395: Feedback appeared first on The Murverse Mothership.

Duration:00:33:37

Ditch Diggers #58: Justina Ireland Interview

3/27/2018
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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. Justina talks about the long (and often exhausting) ramp-up period in YA book promotion and its roots in old school internet “first” culture. The Ditch Diggers discuss author […] The post Ditch Diggers #58: Justina Ireland Interview appeared first on The Murverse Mothership.

Duration:00:39:50