Episode 65: The Horror Genre Episode

On October 19, we took on Horror as a genre. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day What You Need to Know about Horror (as a genre) Agenda Horror 101 – definitions, etc. Familiar tropes, traditions, and other expected things in horror novels Film vs. Novel and the continuity or lackthereof  Segment 1…

Episode 64: Name Your Characters

On October 12, Kasie and Rex talked about how they came up with names for their characters and some classic techniques. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Naming Characters and Using Real People in Fake Stories Agenda Character Names – A History Where do names come from? What are some risks to…

Episode 63: Pride Week & LGBTQ Voices

On October 5th, Kasie and Rex welcomed Sheila Morris into the studio to discuss LGBTQ voices in literature and activism. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Pride Weekend & Voices of the LGBTQ Community Agenda Get to know Sheila Morris LGBTQ activism & literature Segment 1 Last week we mentioned on the…

Episode 62: Poetry as Social Activism

On September 28, Kasie and Rex invited local poet John Starino into the studio. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Poetry as Social Activism  Agenda Get to know John Starino The Utah Phillips opportunity Poetry for Social Good The poetry underground here in Columbia Segment 1 John Starino and I first met…

Episode 61: There’s More Than 1 Path

On September 21, Kasie chatted with local author James D. “Don” McCallister. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day The Unexpected Path to Achieving Your Writing Goals Agenda Getting to know James D. McCallister The art of teaching writing Becoming an Indie Publisher Segment 1 I met James D. McCallister in Loose Lucy’s,…