A Plague is Plague. A Coup is a Coup. And Other Topics Not Up for Debate

My academic training is in the history of war and resistance movements, which has given me a lot of context with which to untangle this particular period of political, economic, technological and climate change. Perhaps this understanding of what’s come before is why I’m so frustrated when folks can’t see the same things I do, …

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GET TO WORK HURLEY: Episode 15. #F*CK2020! Let’s Get to Work

The GET TO WORK HURLEY podcast is a monthly rant about the hustle of making a living as a writer of All of the Things. You can support this podcast each month as a Patron or make a one-time donation. EPISODE FIFTEEN: #2020isOver! Let’s talk about how to write through and about trauma and bad shit, answer some listener questions, …

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GET TO WORK HURLEY: Episode 14. Welcome to the Thunder Dome, debut writers!

The GET TO WORK HURLEY podcast is a monthly rant about the hustle of making a living as a writer of All of the Things. You can support this podcast each month as a Patron or make a one-time donation. EPISODE FOURTEEN :Welcome to the Thunder Dome, debut writers! In this episode we talk about what good agents can do you …

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GET TO WORK HURLEY: Episode 13. How to take notes, long-term career planning, and why writing books gets tougher over time.

The GET TO WORK HURLEY podcast is a monthly rant about the hustle of making a living as a writer of All of the Things. You can support this podcast each month as a Patron or make a one-time donation. EPISODE THIRTEEN In this episode we discuss how to take notes, long-term career planning, and why it is books seem to get …

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Why Do So Many Artists Suck at Business? Because Businesses Like It That Way

A recent conversation on Twitter inspired a tweet storm from me at like 2 am. One author asked other writers what was the one piece of advice they would give to debut novelists. The responses were interesting and mostly upbeat, except when they… weren’t. You could pretty much guess how somebody’s first novel experience went …

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