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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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.

From The Writers' Room

Brian Francis Slattery on writing Bookburners S02 E08: “Present Infinity”

Like the Absurdist Mafia, Team Four was going to give our protagonists an offer they couldn’t understand.

#ColdWitch History Lessons

Codex Gigas: The Devil’s Bible of Czechoslovakia

Let's celebrate the end of our #ColdWitch research journey with a very special Bookburners crossover edition of Cold Witch History Lessons. Let's take a look into the Codex Gigas, also known as the Czechoslovakian Devil's Bible.

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New Episode! Bookburners S2E8: “Present Infinity”

A fixed Orb and a lead on Team Four sends Sal and the gang on a truly mind-bending manhunt.

From The Writers' Room

Amal El-Mohtar on writing Bookburners S02 E07: “Fire and Ice”

Borders are much on my mind – as well as the question of who’s allowed through them, when, how, and what they get called once they’re on the other side. Writing fantasy – where I can decant my anger into beings of living flame – is what allows me to approach topics I find otherwise paralysing.

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New Episode! Bookburners S2E7: “Fire and Ice”

A fiery mystery leads the team to Canada where they learn about more than just the contentious fishing industry of Manitoba.

The One With

Andrea Phillips and the One With the Gunpowder

Let me spread to you the good word of Six Flying Dragons, my new obsession-slash-fandom. It's all of the personal drama and spine-shivers of "Wow, this really happened," except that, for me, it opened up realms of compelling history that I'd never heard a whisper about before.

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