Episode 200: It Shoulda Been Me

On September 24, 2022, Kasie and Rex delivered their 200th episode on Writer Envy. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Writer Envy Sucks Agenda Segment 1 So I was scrolling through recommended podcasts and found #AmWriting. If you’re unfamiliar with the #amwriting, it began with a woman in Colorado on Twitter who…

Episode 199: Closet Monsters

On September 10, 2022, Rex was out and Dr. Thaddeus Jones, filmmaker and screenwriter joined Kasie in the studio to talk about monsters. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Monsters in the Closet Agenda Segment 1 I was intrigued by a segment on a podcast called The TED Interview with sitcom writers…

Special Guest: Jerry Dean Pate’s “lost cause”

On September 3, 2022, Rex was on a cruise with his bride so Jerry Dean Pate joined Kasie in the studio to talk about his first novel, Plagued by Bad Beliefs. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Challenging the myth of the lost Cause Agenda Last week’s episode on war was so…

Episode 198: War. What is it good for?

On August 27, 2022, Kasie and Rex dove deeper into conflict with a discussion on the ultimate conflict: war. How it shapes characters, landscapes, and exposition. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day War  Agenda Extreme conflict: War SCWA’s Annual Conference and Virtual Conference are open for registration The ways War affects the…

Episode 197: Gotta have some conflict

On August 20, 2022, Kasie and Rex took on conflict in the story. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Conflict Agenda What is conflict and why do you need it? SCWA’s Annual Conference and Virtual Conference are open for registration How to put conflict in your scenes Segment 1 We did an…