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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31: Turn Off the Lights

May 25, 2021

This week, take a step into the darkness and let your story’s possibilities unfold. Read more

29: Speak in a Different Voice

May 11, 2021

This week, consider what narrative voice will serve your story best, and try something new.
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28: Let Go of What’s Holding You Back

May 4, 2021

This week, let go of the things getting in the way of your writing.
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27: Just Play

April 27, 2021

This week, open up your story to the power of play.

Book recommendation: HOW MUCH OF THESE HILLS IS GOLD, by C Pam Zhang. 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.