The Podcast

It’s here! The Writerly Bites podcast is officially live.


About the Podcast


The Writerly Bites podcast shares short, regular writing tips and micro-interviews with writers I admire. We talk about how to keep the fires of creativity burning, even during difficult times; we share our favorite quick and dirty tips for making a manuscript better in ten minutes or less; and we’ll offer inside info into the process of writing, revising, and publishing writing.

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24: Write By Hand

April 6, 2021

Try stepping away from the computer this week and discover the ancient magic of writing by hand.
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23: Don’t Use the Verb “To Be”

March 30, 2021

This week, try stretching your verbs and banning “to be” from your vocabulary.
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22: Get to the Fireworks Factory

March 23, 2021

This week, make sure your story fulfills its promises and gets to the fireworks factory.
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21: Find What’s Fragile

March 16, 2021

This week, explore what is fragile in your character’s life.
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My novel, The Devoted

I’m Blair Hurley and I’m a novelist and short story writer. My debut novel, The Devoted, was published in 2018. I’ve had short stories published in Electric Literature, The Georgia Review, West Branch, Ninth Letter, and elsewhere. I teach creative writing and love sharing the writing hacks, tips, and secrets I’ve learned over the years to make my writing life more productive.