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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12: Find the Strangest Sentence

January 12, 2021

This week, we’re finding the strangest sentence in your writing and using it as a launching pad for more powerful, unusual writing. Read more

11: Things Could Have Gone Another Way

January 5, 2021

This week, consider the roads not taken in your narrative.
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10: Interview with Rachel Lyon

December 22, 2020

This week, I chat with writer Rachel Lyon and get her tip for finding the body in your fiction. Read more

9: Make a Weekly Scene Goal

December 15, 2020

This week, make a plan for what scenes you’ll write in your story. Read more

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.