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Apr 14

April 14, 2015

Brianna Wu! Conventions! Morgan Freeman’s wrapping room! A new episode of Ditch Diggers is live!

Hey, folks. Campbell Award winning author Mur Lafferty and I  are back again for a new episode of your favorite podcast about writing as a job. We call it Ditch Diggers. In this episode Mur and I talk about us both being mentioned in Entertainment Weekly in the same week for totally unrelated reasons (they talked about Mur’s Twitter creation #Sansaball and I was credited as “other industry source”). We also briefly touch on Morgan Freeman’s penchant for multi-lingual versions of Uno…

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Mar 25

March 25, 2015

Why Deadline Is the Troll We Can’t Ignore

[Forgive me if I begin here a little basic for some of you.] They’re called the “trades,” for the uninitiated out there. They aren’t magical arcane scrolls or anything. In fact, odds are good there’s one or several or several dozen related to your job. A “trade” is simply a publication that covers the news and relevant events of a particular industry and/or profession. Plumbers, baristas, waiters, welders. They all have them. It just so happens the trades covering the…

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