Episode 71: Gratitude, Holidays,& Rivals

On November 30, Kasie and Rex were live just blocks from where the state’s big rivalry football game would be played in a few short hours. Here are the show notes:  Theme for the day Thanksgiving Weekend – Gratitude, Holidays in fiction, and Rivals Agenda Gratitude for Writers How’d NaNoWriMo turn out? Holidays in fiction…

Episode 70: Beam Me Up, Scotty! Pop Culture References in Literature

On November 23, Kasie and Rex riffed on pop culture use in written work. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Pop Culture References in Fiction & Poetry Agenda What are pop culture references? Advantages of using them Disadvantages of using them What our SC writers are up to this week Segment 1…

Growing in leaves, blooms, and stems

There’s a great character in Clyde Edgerton’s novel The Floatplane Notebooks known simply as “the vine.” It grows along the side of the family’s house and provides exposition and context for what happens between the years spanned in the story. I think of #WriteOnSC like that vine. An ever-present entity recording and putting context to…

Episode 68: The Importance of Feedback

On November 9, Kasie and Rex broke down what it’s like to get and give feedback on your written work. A painful part of the process, yes, but an important one. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Feedback, Critique, and Taking it on the Chin for your Writing Agenda The value of…