The Murverse

Ditch Diggers #022 —

DD022 The Guide to Absolute Failure

with Matt Wallace


From Morgan Freeman's five-story igloo: How exactly do you fail at being a pro writer?

Show Notes

  • Matt and Mur discuss whether or not Morgan Freeman's five-story igloo is technically an igloo.
  • It's Matt's fault there will be no live Ditch Diggers at ConFusion.
  • Matt and Mur remember David Hartwell.
  • The Ditch Diggers Guide to Absolute Failure.
  • Chapter One: Cons, in which the bathroom becomes a central focus.
  • Chapter Two: Submissions, or how your query letter should be a statement of personal revenge and entitlement.
  • Chapter Three: Manuscripts, a.k.a. the poorly utilized glory of Comic Sans.
  • Chapter Four: Money, and how exposure is the currency of the future.
  • No time for questions this week because Mur has physical therapy for her ankle.
  • Matt shills his book LUSTLOCKED dropping Tuesday, January 26th. [PST THAT'S TOMORROW]
  • He also reminds everyone Ditch Diggers is awards eligible and it's nominating season.

The fine print:

Theme music by Devo Spice.

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