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 8: Green M&Ms and Adverbs

S19 Ep08 
Good News Good News

  • Station Eternity gets a second printing!
  • Team Rejection Count: 19
  • Podcast transcript (zip of pdf, docx, txt files)

Main Topic: Are Adverbs Really That Bad?

  • About that writers advice that says “get rid of adverbs”... it goes deeper than that
  • Pay attention to your work, and your sentence structures
  • Shake the story up by making your characters want something; small or personal can be better than epic and world-shattering
  • Jason Pargin TikTok


  • The Hot Mic
  • Socials: Twitter, Mastodon, TikTok, Instagram, YouTube, Focusmate
  • Station Eternity is OUT by the way.
  • Support via Patreon!
  • John Anealio on Bandcamp
  • I Should Be Writing tea blends
  • Support local book stores! Station Eternity, Six Wakes, Solo: A Star Wars Story: Expanded Edition and more!
  • OR Get signed books from my friendly local store, Flyleaf Books!

February 16, 2023 | Season 19 Ep 08 | murverse.com
Copyright 2023, Mur Lafferty | CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 License

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