Episode 172: What’s Your Writing Style?

On January 15, 2022, Kasie and Rex revisited the age-old Planner vs. Pantser debate with this diagnostic episode including best practices and tools for all writing styles. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day What’s Your Writing Style? Agenda Planner vs. Pantser Creators Revision junkies Good habits no matter what your style Bad…

Episode 171: Off to a Good Start

In the first episode of 2022, Kasie and Rex take on the first page of the story. Not without a little goal setting conversation first, though. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day New Beginnings – Great Opening Lines and Pages Agenda 2021 Review 2022 Goals and forecast What makes a great opening…

Episode 170: Origin Stories

On December 25, 2021, Kasie and Rex took on Origin Stories in honor of Christmas Day and the mythology surrounding Jesus. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Origin Stories Agenda What is an origin story? Required elements How to develop a good one Do all characters need one? Segment 1 We hear…

Episode 169: The Moral Descent

On December 18, 2021, Kasie and Rex took on the descending character arc. Lots of criminals in this episode. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Character Arcs — the moral descent Agenda Character Arc review The moral descent as a compelling arc How to plot and write a moral descent character arc…