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Hurley Holiday Gift Guide: Books!

The holiday season is a great time for me to reflect on what I’ve read this year and pull together recommendations from my list. I’ve read quite a few books this year, though fewer science fiction and fantasy than usual. This is due to my greater interest in murder mysteries and domestic thrillers. It’s much […]

GET TO WORK HURLEY. Episode 12. Holiday pep talk edition on history, storytelling, and how to narrate our way to a better future.

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 TWELVE In this special holiday pep talk edition, we’re spreading some cheer with a special GtWH audio rendition of my Sirens Keynote on […]

GET TO WORK HURLEY. Episode 11. In this episode, we’re getting down and dirty about MONEY and demanding what you’re worth – featuring questions from listeners!. We’ll also touch on some tips about how to unfuck your habits and get more done.

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 ELEVEN: In this episode, we’re getting down and dirty about MONEY and demanding what you’re worth – featuring questions from […]

GET TO WORK HURLEY. Episode 10. In this episode, we’re talking about crowdfunding workshops, thoughts on how to weigh the cost/benefit of attending conventions or other events, and why you might turn down (or snap up) one of those juicy Star Wars or Marvel tie-ins

Heya folks!   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 TEN: In this episode, we’re talking about crowdfunding workshops, thoughts on how to weigh the cost/benefit of […]

Books I’ve Recommended to My Mother

I’ve been reading a lot of domestic thrillers recently. This started with reading The Girl on the Train to see what all the fuss was about, and I found it to be one of those masterful examples of an unreliable narrator with bonus drunken debauchery. Then my mom rec’d The Woman in Cabin 10, and […]

GET TO WORK HURLEY: Episode 9. Real talk about why women in every industry are done with the bullshit, why it’s OK to delete Facebook (yes, even if you have books to promote!), writing and mental health, and some advance craft discussions about how to manage burnout and writing expectation

Heya folks!   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 NINE: Real talk about why women in every industry are done with the bullshit, why it’s OK […]

GET TO WORK HURLEY: Episode 8. why psychopaths get rewarded in capitalism (but shouldn’t be #lifegoals), how to stay focused when the world is a mess, and how to plot your way out of a nasty book bind

Heya folks!   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 EIGHT: Let’s discuss why psychopaths get rewarded in capitalism (but shouldn’t be #lifegoals), how to stay focused […]

Once More Into the Breach: We Ride, We Ride, We Ride

Despite a lot of deliberate work, I’m running behind on writing THE LIGHT BRIGADE. Much of this, I’ve found, has been me second-guessing myself about… well, everything. Much of this is simply a mental block, I know. My self-esteem took a hit with BROKEN HEAVENS. I don’t want to turn in another partial/very rough draft. […]