Episode 189: Those Query Pages Suck

On June 25, 2022, Kasie and Rex went back to the rejection well looking at how to adjust those query pages. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Rejection sucks and so do your first three chapters Agenda Following up on last week’s rejection conversation A public apology (sort of) SCWA’s Annual Conference…

Episode 188: Learning How to Take Rejection

On June 18, 2022, Kasie and Rex were back in the studio talking about rejection. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Learning How to Take Rejection Agenda SCWA’s Annual Conference is open for registration Rejection sucks but here’s why it happens How to roll with rejection Segment 1 It’s that time! Time…

Episode 187: The Work of Rewriting

On May 21, 2022, Kasie and Rex took on the challenge of rewriting your novel. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day The Work of a ReWrite Agenda Reasons you might need one Strategies Building a timeline for rewrite Segment 1 Got my manuscript back from the developmental editor and while a lot…

Episode 186: Backstory Essentials

On May 14th, Kasie and Rex revisited a favorite subject: exposition, this time with the specific lean toward development of a character through the details you leave out. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Backstory: the character side of exposition Agenda How do you generate backstory material? How much backstory is too…

Episode 185: Multimedia Storytelling with Dr. Thaddeus Jones

On May 7, 2022, Kasie and Rex welcome Dr. Thaddeus Jones into the studio. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Multimedia Storytelling  Agenda Thaddeus Jones is here – Dr. Jones in the house! Horror stories are our jam What’s next for S.C. storytellers? Segment 1 First! This upcoming Tuesday it’s my turn…