Episode 118: Pants the Show About Planning

On October 24, 2020, Kasie and Rex previewed the NaNoWriMo pantser or planner debate. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Pantsing a Show on Planning Agenda Join our community on Patreon What is “pantsing”? NaNoWriMo How do you plan your story? Techniques for brainstorming Segment 1 We didn’t have show notes for…

Episode 117: Metaphors & Prophecies

On October 17, 2020, Kasie and Rex followed up on Tuesday’s #wschat on Twitter about metaphor and prophecy. Are they similar enough to make one episode? Let’s find out: Theme for the day Metaphors and Prophecies Agenda Join our community on Patreon What is a Metaphor? What is a prophecy? How is each used in…

Episode 115: Where you at?

On October 3, 2020, Kasie and Rex took on the topic of when and where your story lives. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Where You At? The impact of Setting on story. Agenda Join our community on Patreon What is setting? How does setting impact the story? A PESTEL analysis. How…

Episode 114: Raise the Stakes

On September 26, 2020, Kasie and Rex took on the escalating tension and drama that makes your story less boring. Here’s what it means to Raise the Stakes: Theme for the day Raise the Stakes Agenda Join our community on Patreon What are stakes? Why do you need them? Low, high, internal, and other types…