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Ditch Diggers #55: Christopher Brown and Timely Subjects

2/21/2018
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ARGH I put this in the feed but somehow didn’t make the blog post live! Here is #55. #56 will be coming soon. Notes of Show: Matt and Mur come to you live from Morgan Freeman’s Border Crossing (it’s an inside reference) with special guest co-host Christopher Brown. Morgan’s border crossing is a cerebral crossing […] The post Ditch Diggers #55: Christopher Brown and Timely Subjects appeared first on The Murverse Mothership.

Duration:01:08:35

Ditch Diggers #54: Retcons and JKR

2/9/2018
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NOTE- I got an important call in the middle of this episode and was a tad distracted for the rest of the show. But Matt’s on a good enough tear that I’m not needed much anyway. I can let you know the purpose of the call some other time. Matt and Mur come to you […] The post Ditch Diggers #54: Retcons and JKR appeared first on The Murverse Mothership.

Duration:00:38:23

ISBW #392: Convention How-To

2/8/2018
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It’s time for the yearly discussion about conventions, how to talk to pros, how to talk to editors and agents, and don’t harass people. 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 […] The post ISBW #392: Convention How-To appeared first on The Murverse Mothership.

Duration:00:15:48

ISBW #391: Emotions Get In the Way

2/7/2018
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I got some News. I wish I could tell, but I can’t. 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 … Continue reading → The post ISBW #391: Emotions Get In the Way appeared first on The Murverse Annex.

Duration:00:22:08

Ditch Diggers #53: The Money Taboo

1/26/2018
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Matt and Mur come to you live from Morgan Freeman’s Gender-Neutral Statue Factory in New Jersey (and talk about why they chose the show’s patron well). Matt talks about adjusting to his new schedule with a full-time marketing writing job atop his existing full-time fiction writing job. Mur apologizes for … Continue reading → The post Ditch Diggers #53: The Money Taboo appeared first on The Murverse Annex.

Duration:00:37:59

ISBW #390: Timelines

1/26/2018
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The dogs and I have some things to say about when you should worry about what, and how worry is just another form of procrastination. 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 … Continue reading → The post ISBW #390: Timelines appeared first on The Murverse Annex.

Duration:00:18:37

Ditch Diggers #52: Cleaning Out Old Business

1/22/2018
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NOTE: I was in Detroit for ConFusion and didn’t get a chance to post this until today- Mur The Ditch Diggers come to you live for the first time in 2018 from Morgan Freeman’s snow bungalow (which is actually a bungalow made from snow)! Morgan Freeman and Kryptonian technology, how … Continue reading → The post Ditch Diggers #52: Cleaning Out Old Business appeared first on The Murverse Annex.

Duration:00:41:26

ISBW #389: GET BORED

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. ISBW is sponsored by Serial Box! Yes, … Continue reading → The post ISBW #389: GET BORED appeared first on The Murverse Annex.

Duration:00:16:09

Ditch Diggers #51: End of the Year Spectacular, guest starring Hurley and Wendig!

12/26/2017
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The Ditch Diggers come to you live from Morgan Freeman’s Nicer-Than-Chuck-Wendig’s-Writing-Shed with special year-end episode spectacular guest co-hosts, Kameron Hurley and Chuck Wendig! We briefly clarify who the guests are and who the hosts are, and talk about the momentous completion of the Hurley/Wendig Trilogy on Ditch Diggers (Matt insists … Continue reading → The post Ditch Diggers #51: End of the Year Spectacular, guest starring Hurley and Wendig! appeared first on The Murverse...

Duration:01:13:01

ISBW #388: End of Year Thoughts

12/22/2017
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Time for those end of the year pontifications, where I talk about the immolation of Patreon, thoughts for future features of the podcast, and some thoughts about extended universes in general, and The Last Jedi in specific. (No spoilers.) I also say it’s #387 but that was a guess, and … Continue reading → The post ISBW #388: End of Year Thoughts appeared first on The Murverse Annex.

Duration:00:27:54

ISBW #387: Learning to strike out // Jacob Sager Weinstein interview [REPOST]

12/21/2017
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I’ve had some website issues lately, and this went up on the temp website, but not this one, so I’m posting this if you missed it, and the new one will go up tomorrow. Thanks for your patience! — This one is all about WHY it’s all right to write … Continue reading → The post ISBW #387: Learning to strike out // Jacob Sager Weinstein interview [REPOST] appeared first on The Murverse Annex.

Duration:02:09:24

Ditch Diggers #50: Your Value

12/6/2017
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Matt and Mur come to you live from Morgan Freeman’s Decommissioned Disney Vault for this, their 50th episode! Mur doesn’t get Matt’s cultural references, but she does bring the audience up-to-date on what she’s been working on while in the dreaded “waiting” zone of being a freelance writer. Matt is … Continue reading → The post Ditch Diggers #50: Your Value appeared first on The Murverse Annex.

Duration:01:07:18

Ditch Diggers #49: Happiness in darkness

11/8/2017
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Mur and Matt come to you live from Morgan Freeman’s iPhone 7 BlueTooth Headphone store. Matt didn’t know before he bought one that the iPhone 7 has no headphone jack and he is unhappy about it. Loudly. Mur cites a study she read comparing apps that make people happy to apps that don’t … Continue reading → The post Ditch Diggers #49: Happiness in darkness appeared first on The Murverse Annex.

Duration:00:42:57

ISBW #386: NaNo Primer 2 / Grant Faulkner Interview

10/30/2017
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It’s time to really prep for NaNoWriMo! We then talk to Grant Faulkner about time hunts, his new book, and how to kill writer’s block. Remember to send me your NaNo username to add you as a friend and to enter a drawing to win BOTH Pep Talks for Writers … Continue reading → The post ISBW #386: NaNo Primer 2 / Grant Faulkner Interview appeared first on The Murverse Annex.

Duration:00:46:47

ISBW #385: NaNo Primer 1 // Nicky Drayden Interview

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!) If you want to friend me on NaNoWriMo, I’m mightymur there as usual! Remember, if you want to win The Prey of Gods, … Continue reading → The post ISBW #385: NaNo Primer 1 // Nicky Drayden Interview appeared first on The Murverse Annex.

Duration:00:38:35

DD #48: Sensitivity editing with Elsa Sjunneson-Henry

10/6/2017
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Posting in a hurry cause I’m on my way to NYCC today! Hope to see people there! – Matt and Mur come to you live from Morgan Freeman’s PSA Sound Booth with special guest co-host, author, editor, and activist Elsa Sjunneson-Henry! – Mur has a new dog, and Matt explains … Continue reading → The post DD #48: Sensitivity editing with Elsa Sjunneson-Henry appeared first on The Murverse Annex.

Duration:01:00:50

ISBW #384: The Black Dog Doesn’t Care

9/28/2017
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This is a personal one. I’ve had a mild depressive spell lately. It’s a dip in a normally healthy life, and I have them every so often, so I’m not concerned. But I am addressing it, both in my life and in this show. As my husband Jim told me, … Continue reading → The post ISBW #384: The Black Dog Doesn’t Care appeared first on The Murverse Annex.

Duration:00:14:55

Ditch Diggers #47: Being Done // Missing Stairs

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. Matt and Mur come … Continue reading → The post Ditch Diggers #47: Being Done // Missing Stairs appeared first on The Murverse Annex.

Duration:01:02:04

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 … Continue reading → The post ISBW #383: Point of View // Beth Cato Interview appeared first on The Murverse Annex.

Duration:00:32:53

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

9/8/2017
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Hugo losers Matt and Mur come to you live from Morgan Freeman’s Tobias Funke Memorial Sobbing Shower. Matt and Mur discuss how it feels to lose a Hugo Award, what it means to be a Hugo loser, and Mur recaps the events of the post-Hugo ceremony Loser’s Party (which Matt … Continue reading → The post Ditch Diggers #46: Post Hugo report // Writer Expectations appeared first on The Murverse Annex.

Duration:00:47:08

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