I Should Be Writing

"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.



episode 2: First Sentences

S19 Ep2
Recorded January 12, 2023

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  • Team Rejection 2023 Count: 16

Main Topic: First Sentences

Examining what makes first sentences work

  • The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin
  • The Stand by Stephen King
  • The Gunslinger by Stephen King
  • This is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone
  • A Murder of Crows by Sarah Yarwood-Lovett
  • An Elderly Lady is Up to No Good by Helene Tursten
  • Thirteen at Dinner by Agatha Christie
  • Not Your Average Hot Guy by Gwenda Bond
  • Fault Tolerance by Valerie Valdes
  • ...and more!


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January 19, 2023 | Season 19 Ep 02 | murverse.com
Copyright 2023, Mur Lafferty | CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 License

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