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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

Ditch Diggers #43: Care of your author

7/5/2017
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We talk live on how to take care of yourself. Then the memory got full on the portable recorder, so we lost the rest. We will revisit this in the future, promise.

Duration:00:19:27

Ditch Diggers #42: The Freelancer's Rebuttal Guide

6/19/2017
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Do you want to work for exposure? No? How do you say it politely and professionally? We have your back! - Matt and Mur come to you live from Morgan Freeman's Debate Club practice room, and Mur remembers to say the show's tagline for once. - The Ditch Diggers try to decide whether this episode takes place two weeks or five minutes after the last episode. - Matt asks Mur what she's been up to, and the answer somehow involves John Without Garfield. - Mur talks about being in the oft...

Duration:00:45:00

Ditch Diggers #41: Hot Button Topics

6/5/2017
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Twitter Matt and Mur shill their books, GREEDY PIGS and RENCOR and SIX WAKES respectively, and remind Hugo voting listeners Ditch Diggers is up for best fancast, so vote for us

Duration:00:50:52

Ditch Diggers #40: Ditches for Writers and Parents

5/22/2017
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Show Notes for the Parents Adam RakunasAndrea Phillips Links Andrea's TwitterAndrea's PatreonAdam's Twitter

Duration:00:41:10

Ditch Diggers #39: Lexi Alexander and Punching Hollywood. Metaphorically.

5/8/2017
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Mur and Matt come to you live from Morgan Freeman’s Dojo (where we’re punching Hollywood) with special guest co-host writer, director, and martial artist Lexi Alexander! Lexi is excited to talk about the writing side of her career as a director of films like Green Street Hooligans, Punisher: War Zone, the Oscar-nominated Johnny Flynton, and pretty … Continue reading Ditch Diggers #39: Lexi Alexander and Punching Hollywood. Metaphorically. →

Duration:00:55:13

Ditch Diggers #38: Tobias Buckell and The Power of No

4/24/2017
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Live from Morgan Freeman’s bear sanctuary, it’s the (Hugo Finalist!) Ditch Diggers with special guest co-host Tobias Buckell! Mur recounts Toby blowing her mind this past January at ConFusion in Detroit, which prompted his appearance on the show. Toby talks about accessing your inner asshole (the tactful version uses Toby’s description: “the power of no”) in … Continue reading Ditch Diggers #38: Tobias Buckell and The Power of No →

Duration:00:43:20

Ditch Diggers #37: Listener Request and HUGO HUGO HUGO

4/10/2017
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Mur and Matt come to you live from the mud room of Morgan Freeman’s trophy solarium (because they haven’t earned the right to go inside yet). Ditch Diggers has been nominated for a Hugo Award! You did it! Mur and Matt will go up against the likes of The Coode Street Podcast and Tea & … Continue reading Ditch Diggers #37: Listener Request and HUGO HUGO HUGO →

Duration:00:40:45

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