In episode 303 of the Functional Nerds Podcast, Patrick Hester and John Anealio welcome Campbell Award winner and podcaster Mur Lafferty, author of Six Wakes – A space adventure set on a lone ship where the clones of a murdered crew must find their murderer – before they kill again – and Bookburners – a collaboration with Max Gladstone, Brian Francis Slattery, and Margaret Dunlap.
Mur Lafferty is a podcaster and writer from Durham, NC. She made her name with podcasting (I Should Be Writing, The Angry Robot Podcast, and Escape Pod, the premier SF podcast magazine) and has written for magazines, roleplaying games, and audio and video podcasts. Her very popular novellas, The Afterlife Series, originally published via audio podcast, are also available as ebooks. Her newest books include Six Wakes and The Shambling Guides – The Shambling Guide to New York City, and Ghost Train to New Orleans.
This week’s picks:
- Mur: The 3% – Netflix
- John: Warbreaker – Brandon Sanderson
- Patrick: The Codex Alera by Jim Butcher, narrated by Kate Reading
- Mur Lafferty on Twitter
- John Anealio on Twitter
- Patrick Hester on Twitter
- The Functional Nerds Patreon Page
- Superstars of Writing – Patrick Teaching Scrivener and Podcasting
- Open Critique night – Patrick is the guest critiquer
- The Pikes Peak Writers Conference – Patrick is teaching a half-day Scrivener workshop
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