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 83: Who’s Story is this Anyway?

On February 22, 2020, Kasie and Rex took on the Point of View question again. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day What is POV and why does it matter? Agenda All Stories have a Narrator Strengths and weaknesses of each Questions to ask before deciding Segment 1 We covered this twice before….

Episode 82: Prologues are like traffic cones

On February 15, 2020, Kasie was in Charlotte signing books so we recorded the show early. Here are the notes: Topic: To Prologue or Not to Prologue Agenda: What is a prologue? Benefits and Drawbacks of Prologues Types of prologues How to write a prologue How to decide if you need one? Segment 1 You…

Episode 81: Foreshadowing

On February 8, 2020, Kasie and Rex took on the topic of foreshadowing with a little help from an internet full of resources. Here are the show notes: Theme for the Day: Foreshadowing Agenda What is foreshadowing How to do it in your own work What not to do News in the S.C. Writer Universe…

Episode 80: Internet Grab Bag

On Saturday, February 1, Kasie and Rex took on the questions Twitter has of the #WritingCommunity. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day: Grab Bag Episode Agenda We read your questions via Twitter News in the S.C. Writerverse This week’s #wschat was a Grab Bag episode so we thought we’d carry that over to…

Episode 79: Book Clubs

On January 25, 2020, Kasie and Rex launched the Local Authors Book Club in Columbia. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day: The Local Authors Book Club Episode Agenda What is LoAuBC? Upcoming Authors and Books This month’s selection News in the S.C. Writerverse Segment 1 Okay, so I suck at book clubs….