Mur Lafferty

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Welcome to the ink-stained Fabulists! Your color is GREEN and you're supporting me and are welcomed to our community!

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Welcome, Fabulist, to the BLUE level! Here you can get everything that green gets, but also access to Patreon-original fiction AND access to the live semi-monthly prompt workshops, Mur's Kick in the Pants!

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About Mur Lafferty

Hi there, I am Mur Lafferty, award-winning author and podcaster, and I would love for you to join the Ink Stained Fabulists! 

I have been podcasting since 2004, and "I Should Be Writing" was the second podcast for writers to be produced. (The first being Michael A. Stackpole's "The Secrets.") This podcast helps new writers overcome both emotional ("Rejection! My career is OVER!") and craft-specific ("How do I choose a POV for my novel?") writing problems. I have interviewed bestselling authors, award winners, screenwriters, nonfiction writers, fiction authors, but these days I focus mostly on science fiction/fantasy. This show is clean. 

I also co-host and product the Hugo Award winning podcast Ditch Diggers, which I host with amazing author and former pro wrestler, Matt Wallace. Ditch Diggers is a podcast for writers who want to make a living. We don't worry about craft, we worry about how to get an editor to pay you and what to do when your small press publisher goes under. Bad reviews, incompatible agents, and more, we tackle it all with unflinching honesty. This show is explicit.

I have won the Hugo Award, the Podcast Peer Award, the Parsec Award, the Manly Wade Wellman Award, the Astounding Award for best new writer. I've been nominated for the Hugo, Nebula, and Philip K. Dick Awards. I and was inducted into the Podcaster Hall of Fame in 2015. 

Your patronage will help me with equipment, travel to conventions to get interviews and live shows, and keep the electricity on so that I can keep making podcasts for you! You'll get early episodes, exclusive episodes, exclusive fiction, meetups at cons, access to the entirety of my archive, and more!

Thanks for your support!

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