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The podcast for wanna-be fiction writers.

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The podcast for wanna-be fiction writers.

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Must listen to podcast for any want to be writer or someone who just likes to hear writers talk.

iTunes Ratings

283 Ratings
Average Ratings
203
33
17
7
23

No image

By Noel Davila - Apr 14 2020
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Suggestion: put an image on Apple Podcasts. Right now there’s no image or visual branding.

Mighty Mur is Magnificant

By @MyFavePacker - Jun 01 2016
Read more
Must listen to podcast for any want to be writer or someone who just likes to hear writers talk.
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I Should Be Writing

Latest release on Oct 27, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: ISBW #428: Just write the stupid thing

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I talk about writing that really stupid idea you have, plus the role of agents if you decide to self publish something.

Copyright 2019, Mur Lafferty -- BY-NC-SA 3.5 License -- murverse.com

Sep 24 2019

9mins

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Rank #2: ISBW #468: Experience Points

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What did you get out of this month?

Copyright 2019, Mur Lafferty -- BY-NC-SA 3.5 License -- murverse.com

Dec 01 2019

7mins

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Rank #3: ISBW #427: First paragraphs

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How do you open a book? I talk about Beginnings, Middles, and Ends by Nancy Kress and Velocity Weapon by Megan E. O'Keefe.

Copyright 2019, Mur Lafferty -- BY-NC-SA 3.5 License -- murverse.com

Sep 23 2019

13mins

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Rank #4: ISBW #473: Character Names (1)

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My first discussion of character names, discussing alliteration.

Copyright 2019, Mur Lafferty -- BY-NC-SA 3.5 License -- murverse.com

Jan 11 2020

9mins

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Rank #5: ISBW #448: NaNoWriMo Day 1

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It's NaNoWriMo time, and I'm working hard to make this the year I win, but also encourage all of you to take care of yourself. Day 1: pick and choose your advice.

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"NaNoWriMo" by John Anealio

Copyright 2019, Mur Lafferty -- BY-NC-SA 3.5 License -- murverse.com

Nov 01 2019

5mins

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Rank #6: ISBW #435: Losing your way with discovery writing

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Less advice and more commiseration, I'm afraid. Cause I have this problem RIGHT NOW too. 

Copyright 2019, Mur Lafferty -- BY-NC-SA 3.5 License -- murverse.com

Oct 10 2019

9mins

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Rank #7: ISBW #431: Plotting as a Pantser

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Kevin asked how you can work out a more complex plot when you're used to discovery writing. So I talk antagonists' motivation and trusting yourself. 

Copyright 2019, Mur Lafferty -- BY-NC-SA 3.5 License -- murverse.com

Oct 01 2019

11mins

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Rank #8: ISBW #487: One Day At A Time

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How to handle the current issues today.

March 25, 2020 -- Copyright 2020, Mur Lafferty -- BY-NC-SA 3.5 License -- murverse.com

Mar 27 2020

8mins

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Rank #9: ISBW #443: Repetition as a mistake and possible tool

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Keep an eye out for repetitions in your work, not only words, but concepts and more.

Copyright 2019, Mur Lafferty -- BY-NC-SA 3.5 License -- murverse.com

Oct 26 2019

8mins

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Rank #10: ISBW #471: Big and Stupid Goals

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Copyright 2019, Mur Lafferty -- BY-NC-SA 3.5 License -- murverse.com

Jan 09 2020

11mins

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Rank #11: ISBW #438: What's the worth of bad books?

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Timely question, since I'm reading a stinker right now!

Copyright 2019, Mur Lafferty -- BY-NC-SA 3.5 License -- murverse.com

Oct 17 2019

12mins

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Rank #12: ISBW #451: NaNoWriMo Day 4

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Eat. The. Cookie.

Copyright 2019, Mur Lafferty -- BY-NC-SA 3.5 License -- murverse.com

Nov 04 2019

24mins

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Rank #13: ISBW #481: Your Peers

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Who should you hang out with during different stages in your career?

Copyright 2020, Mur Lafferty -- BY-NC-SA 3.5 License -- murverse.com

Feb 14 2020

11mins

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Rank #14: ISBW #441: More NaNo Prep and Boredom

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I recorded this late so it's short, but the benefits of boredom, especially in November, are discussed.

Copyright 2019, Mur Lafferty -- BY-NC-SA 3.5 License -- murverse.com

Oct 22 2019

6mins

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Rank #15: ISBW #440: Distractions and more distractions

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More twitter questions, dealing with distractions and how to switch gears after a big project. Also, dog. 

Copyright 2019, Mur Lafferty -- BY-NC-SA 3.5 License -- murverse.com

Oct 21 2019

8mins

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Rank #16: ISBW #462: Hobbies aside from writing

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NaNo Day 18, and it's time to maybe look up from the computer.

Copyright 2019, Mur Lafferty -- BY-NC-SA 3.5 License -- murverse.com

Nov 19 2019

8mins

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Rank #17: ISBW #436: Multiple questions!

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One listener, many questions!

Copyright 2019, Mur Lafferty -- BY-NC-SA 3.5 License -- murverse.com

Oct 11 2019

13mins

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Rank #18: ISBW #463: Forgiving yourself

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Goal- 25000 words (I got it wrong in the podcast.)

Copyright 2019, Mur Lafferty -- BY-NC-SA 3.5 License -- murverse.com

Nov 21 2019

7mins

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Rank #19: ISBW #477: Character Names 2

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Here's my method for choosing character names. 

Copyright 2020, Mur Lafferty -- BY-NC-SA 3.5 License -- murverse.com

Jan 30 2020

8mins

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Rank #20: ISBW #480: Appropriation

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Publishing has a new job to do. So do writers with privilege.

Copyright 2020, Mur Lafferty -- BY-NC-SA 3.5 License -- murverse.com

Feb 06 2020

10mins

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