I Should Be Writing

I Should Be Writing

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Please Note,While Solicitor Kenner is A lawyer, she's still not YOUR lawyer, so do not take anything said here as direct legal advice.   Open 2022 Word Count: 68178 ?? Writing Retreat coming at the end of May Good News Good News Team Rejection c... Details
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Open 2022 Word Count: 68178 Writing Retreat coming in May Good News Good News Team Rejection count: 150 Main Topic: On Supporting Characters Whydunit is more important than Whodunit The Afterparty on Apple TV It’s good to focus on moving the... Details
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Main Topic: Unwritten Etiquette The etiquette of talking about reading stories by your other author friends Don’t ask if they read it, don’t ask if they liked it The Blurb: the asking and the being asked The unwritten rules for signing lines Reader ... Details
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15 days ago
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Main Topic: Rejectomancy Revisited Diving into the alchemy of deciphering rejection letters Does the story fit the magazine it’s being submitted to? Social Media: the game is afoot and no one knows the rules Try to level up networking skills Links ... Details
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Main Topic: Story Engine Unboxing: Story Engine… we have cards! Booster: Eldritch Horror set Today’s quandary is how to run a giveaway for the spare Story Engine set. Roll for wild luck. Walking through the decks, and how to use them to help you tel... Details
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19 days ago
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Main Topic: Distractions Sometimes, we just need a person, pet or thing to bounce ideas & questions off of The games more fun to play have the more intricate and fleshed out stories Writing on side projects when you get stuck on a primary project ca... Details
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28 days ago
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Open 2022 Word Count: 65178 Your Mur doesn’t pun, and your daddy doesn’t rock ‘n roll Good News Good News Team Rejection count: 141 ?? Spoilers Club: “One for All” by Lillie Lainoff – April 30, 6pm Eastern Main Topic: Examinations of Flaws in the... Details
38:48
4/21/2022
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Please note as of April 21, 2022, I Should Be Writing is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution, Non-Commercial, No Derivatives 4.0 License. CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 Open 2022 Word Count: 50200 Science research! Good News Good News Team Rejecti... Details
33:40
4/14/2022
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  Main Topic: Talking taxes, money, habits, and news Amazing reveals in 2022 Hugo Finalist announcements Spoilers Club reminder: One for All by Lillie Lainoff, copy giveaways next week Tangling with Taxes, what can help freelancers YNAB: h... Details
53:36
4/13/2022
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Good News Good News Team Rejection count: 115 First new Ditch Diggers has arrived! Spoilers Club, April 30, 6pm: One for All by Lillie Lainoff  Main Topic: How You Should Use Social Media (At Your Career Stage)? Elon Musk. Buying into Twitter. Be... Details
42:54
4/07/2022
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Open 2022 Word Count: 44000 (?) Good News Good News Team Rejection count: 111 Ditch Diggers returns April 4, Noon Eastern! Book Club: “One for All” by Lillie Lainoff Main Topic: Important yet Boring writing related side topics Are you doing your... Details
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4/03/2022
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NOTE- Releasing early so everyone knows to come see the return of Ditch Diggers on April 4, 2022, on Twitch! Open 2022 Word Count: 43300 (?) Good News Good News Team Rejection count: 108 Ditch Diggers returns April 4, Noon Eastern! Book Club News:... Details
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4/02/2022
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Open 2022 Word Count: 41200 (?) Does Mur need her own cruise? Signs point to “yes” Good News Good News Team Rejection count: 100 Ditch Diggers returns April 4! SFWA Membership requirements have been updated Main Topic: Applied Self Help Strategie... Details
46:49
3/31/2022
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Open 2022 Word Count: 41200 (?) Good News Good News Team Rejection count: 93 (maybe? Bots broke themselves) Ditch Diggers returns April 4! Horizon Forbidden West Family Game Time Main Topic: Agents, and the Magic We Need them to Do Listener ques... Details
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3/25/2022
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Open 2022 Word Count: 39600ish Ursula’s word count today: 1120 Good News Good News Team Rejection count: 93 Main Topic: Ursula Vernon. ‘Nuff Said. A Wild T. Kingfisher Appears! Here There Be Cursing… Sushi Good, deep fried fish bad… wait, what? ... Details
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3/22/2022
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Open 2022 Word Count: 38500? Good News Good News Team Rejection count: 93 Last chance Hugo nominations (ends March 15) Upcoming changes at Escape Pod Main Topic: Brain weasels When brain weasels attack and charge down riding the avoidance buffal... Details
31:23
3/17/2022
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Open 2022 Word Count: 38083 Good News Good News Team Rejection count: 81 Yay Premee Nebula nom Yay secret project update Notes on Writing the Other [ dog cam and dog treats activated ] Main Topic: Falling into those Fiction Traps, and Ways to Sid... Details
27:30
3/15/2022
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Open 2022 Word Count: 37083 Good News Good News Hugo nominations are open through March 15 Team Rejection count: 81 Nebula Awards Finalists announced, and there was much rejoicing! Ditch Diggers update Main Topic: Task Avoidance Hows and Whys Taki... Details
38:54
3/12/2022
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Open 2022 Word Count: ~34809 Doing character research… ? Good News Good News Hugo nominations are open through March 15 Team Rejection count: 78 ISBW Book Club launch imminent Main Topic: Why most writers can't duplicate Sanderson, told through A... Details
39:04
3/08/2022
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ISBW S18 Ep18 Open 2022 Word Count: ~34000 Good News Good News Hugo nominations are open for 2022 Team Rejection count: 55 Main Topic: The Agency that Characters Should Have Giving lead & side characters the ability to make choices about their o... Details
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