I Should Be Writing

by Mur Lafferty · · · · 10 subscribers

"I should be writing" is what people say, but they rarely do it. This podcast is designed to help you get past those blocks, whether it's what your teacher told you when you were a kid, to being totally sure you'll never be as good as (FAV AUTHOR) so you might as well quit.

We are sponsored by Scribophile again! Thanks Scribophile! Check them out to find a writing buddy, beta readers, or form your own writing crit group! Main Topic Different places to explore to get inspiration for character names and other story aspects. Links * https://nanowrimo.org/ * Blaseball.com November 4, 2021 | Season 17 Ep 76 (Episode 627) | murverse.com Copyright 2021, Mur Lafferty | BY-NC-SA 3.5 License

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Tags: education, arts, literature, howto, writing

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I was going strong and I was totally derailed by a calendar mishap. Valerie helps me get back on track! Visit murverse.com | CC BY NC SA | 2021
Fonda Lee joins us to talk about mapping and writing a trilogy. The Green Bone Saga is an epic urban fantasy Asia-inspired gangster family saga, with magic and kung fu, and while the trilogy concludes at the end of November. November 2, 2021 | Season...
I am better first thing in the morning. Better at writing, better at recording. I know this. Now to do something with it. Wordcount? I'm afraid to check. Few than 10k. More than 5k. Goal: 11666. Visit murverse.com | CC...
I was delighted to be talking about snacks today, when another NaNoWriMo writer joined my stream. (I haven't said this, but one person joined and it was odd and he just wanted to talk about podcasting, so I cut that part. But this time it...
Rough week but we soldier on. Remember, if you get the app, you can pop on and talk to me live next time I stream on this platform! Today's goal: 8333 5600 / 50000 words. 11% done! Affiliate Links Visit murverse.com | CC BY NC SA | 2021
Live on Wisdom.audio, join me on the next recording! If you started NaNoWriMo by feeling like you're at the top of a hill, looking down at the snowy path in front of you and thinking, how did I get here? You're not alone. Just take it a little...
Had a good morning sprinting, and I'm almost caught up! had a lot of fun talking with Valerie Valdes, author of Chilling Effect. Today's goal: 5000 4313 / 50000 words. 9% done! Affiliate Links
Open I am me. Me I am. What I’m Up To Copy Edits Are Done!! 125k word novel and 25k word novella Saw the new DUNE. It had one joke, at least… Good News Good News Didn’t you hear? Copy Edits Are Done!! 125k word novel and 25k word novella …
Yeah, a little but not too bad. And a friend I met on drops in! Goal - 3333 Me - 2000-something. Visit murverse.com | CC BY NC SA | 2021
Open No, I don’t need to follow my own advice about having too many alliterative character names. Nope. I do not. Not even Evil Mur can make me. What I’m Up To: Station Eternity copy edits are turned in! More fun with character names all starting...
Try Backblaze, Google Drive, your program's auto backup feature, external hard drive, OR just mail yourself the file. Goal: 1667 My words: 0 Visit murverse.com | CC BY NC SA | 2021
[ISBW] BULLIES Oct. 26, 2021
The worst bully is in your head. Trust me. Don't listen to it. October 19, 2021 | Season 17 Ep 71 (Episode 622) | murverse.comCopyright 2021, Mur Lafferty | BY-NC-SA 3.5 License
It's getting closer... and closer... October 14, 2021 | Season 17 Ep 70 (Episode 621) | murverse.com Copyright 2021, Mur Lafferty | BY-NC-SA 3.5 License
It's time to stop fussing over everyone else and being jealous. You only get to measure yourself up to yourself. October 14, 2021 | Season 17 Ep 69 (Episode 620) | murverse.com Copyright 2021, Mur Lafferty | BY-NC-SA 3.5 License
author of Not Your Average Hot Guy, joins us to talk about writer friends and whether they're threats or not. We also talk about gall bladders. schedule for week of Oct 10 Mon: 1pm Gaming (Dream Daddy) Tues: 3pm- I Should Be Writing Wed: 5pm...
HEY check out my on NaNoWriMo coming up on October 12, 8pm EDT! Going beyond clothing and food to weather and guns. Seemed like a good idea at the time. October 5, 2021 | Season 17 Ep 67 (Episode 618) | murverse.com Copyright 2021, Mur Lafferty...
None of us ever is. Still, we plan... Wanna join ? Here's my affiliate code: SKYOA08774 HEY check out my on NaNoWriMo coming up on October 12, 8pm EDT! September 30, 2021 | Season 17 Ep 66 (Episode 617) | murverse.com Copyright...
It's been a wild month, and I have tried to stream as best I can. So I figure how can we handle struggles not by resting or pushing through on our "real" writing, but by being weird. Worth a try, anyway. HEY check out my on NaNoWriMo coming up on...
I'm a bit clearer-headed this episode, and talk about all those times you can say "the book is done!" (There are several times you can say that.) Punchline- today I got another edit pass on my novella sent to me. >_< Again, no twitch stream this...