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Mur Lafferty

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Mur Lafferty is the author of The Shambling Guides series from Orbit books, as well as several self pubbed novels and novellas, including the award winning Afterlife series. She is the host of podcasts I Should Be Writing and Ditch Diggers. She is the recipient of the John Campbell Award for best new writer, the Manly Wade Wellman Award, and joined the Podcast Hall of Fame in its inaugural year.

NOTE- Goodreads mail is NOT a good way to get in touch with me. If you wish to reach me, contact information is available at my website.

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What do all those words I'm always saying mean? I go over several terms we discuss in publishing. I loved this idea, so if you have other ideas for terms you'd like discussed in more detail, let me know! Then I talk to Helen Lowe, author of Daughter of Blood.



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“Strength is taking charge of your own destiny and not waiting on others to do so. You don’t have to swear and drink and beat people up and slay monsters. You’re allowed to cry and take care of children and cook and get your heart broken and dress up and date and get pregnant. But when decisions have to be made, a strong character makes them and doesn’t wait for someone else.”
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