I Should Be Writing

A Writer's Workshop

By Mur Lafferty

Published by Rock Point

Book cover for I Should Be Writing

Don't just dream it, write it! I Should Be Writing is a writing workshop in a journal, full of helpful advice and encouragement for the person who wants to finally write the story they've always dreamed of creating.

Description

Let award-winning podcaster Mur Lafferty, who in the past has interviewed authors including John Scalzi, Neil Gaiman, Gail Carriger, Adam Christopher, and Kameron Hurley, guide you through the nuts-and-bolts process of honing your craft, including which writing myths to ignore, how to refine your creative process, listening to your inner muse while ignoring your inner bully, and more.

This book also contains writing exercises that will help the blossoming writer strengthen the writer’s muscle of writing every day. These include everything from situational writer’s prompts to lists of ideas writers should try to jot down between writing sessions.

With this helpful guide, you can make the phrase, “I’ve always wanted to write a story…” a thing of the past. Because you should be writing!

Reviews

[Mur] captured that same friendly, helpful, honest tone she uses in the podcast. Gary Henderson