Mur Lafferty

Author

Mur Lafferty is the author of The Shambling Guides series from Orbit, including The Shambling Guide to New York City and Ghost Train to New Orleans. She has been a podcaster for over 10 years, running award-winning shows such as I Should Be Writing and novellas published via podcast. She has written for RPGs, video games, and short animation. She lives in Durham, NC where she attends Durham Bulls baseball games and regularly pets two dogs. Her family regrets her Dragon Age addiction and wishes for her to get help. She tweets as @mightymur.

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New Episode Bookburners S3E5 “Time Capsule”

This is the 5th episode in the third season of Bookburners, a 13-episode serial from Serial Box Publishing. This episode written by Mur Lafferty.

From The Writers' Room

Brian Francis Slattery on writing Bookburners S3E4: “All in a Day’s Work”

I enjoyed writing this episode for its sense of foreshadowing, the way it lays down a few basic principles that we planned to use for the rest of the season.

From The Writers' Room

Andrea Philips on writing Bookburners S3E3: “Hard Bargain”

Because that's the other side of thrifty writing: on the one hand, you need to use the story threads you have, so they don't go to waste. But just like a diligent farmer saving seeds for next year's crops, serial writers also have to look to the future.

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New Episode Bookburners S3E4 “All in a Day’s Work”

This is the 4th episode in the third season of Bookburners, a 13-episode serial from Serial Box Publishing. This episode written by Brian Francis Slattery.

From The Writers' Room

Margaret Dunlap on writing Bookburners S3E2: “Faces of the Beast”

Two episodes in. Eleven more to go. Buckle up everybody

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Bookburners Season 1 just $2.99 7/12-7/19!

Bookburners Season 3 is nearly upon us (episode 1 out 7/19!) and to celebrate we're discounting season 1 to just $2.99 for a full week!

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Awards Eligibility

Serial Box is so proud of all of the fantastic fiction we published in 2016! Should anyone be inclined towards award nominations, here is a complete list of our eligible items.

Just For Fun

Bookburners ARC Giveaway!

SAGA Press will publish the first season of Bookburners in print on January 10, 2017 - and we're excited to share some Advanced Reader Copies with a few lucky winners!

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New Episode! Bookburners S02 Ep11: “Shock and Awe”

The day of reckoning arrives for Team Three.

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New Episode! Bookburners S02 E10: “One With the World”

Like a a pebble that starts the avalanche, the Network plays its hand in a move more terrifying in its scope than the Bookburners ever thought possible – at a time when Team Three is more fractured than ever before.

From The Writers' Room

Margaret Dunlap on writing Bookburners S02 E09: “The Village”

On one hand, “The Village” is the most TV-esque episode I’ve ever written for Bookburners. Yet, what makes the episode really work is a device that is nearly impossible to pull off in television or film.

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New Episode! Bookburners S02 E09: “The Village”

Desperate for information, the Society turns to the mysterious Network for help–using Liam as bait.

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