Episode 89: Stories from Troubling Times

On April 4, 2020, Kasie and Rex took on the responsibility of explaining story types to our audience who may be confused about what they’re seeing/hearing/reading lately. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day The Stories You Can’t Stop Seeing “in these troubling times” Agenda Different story categories Overused and cliche phrases How…

Episode 88: Dystopia IRL

On March 28, 2020, Kasie and Rex talked about the rise of dystopian literature and whether we can see more COVID-19 Pandemic-related stories. Here are the show notes: Your Hosts Kasie Whitener, author, After December Rex Hurst, author, Across the Wounded Galaxy Theme for the day What can Dystopian literature do for you Agenda Virtually…

Episode 87: The Conditions for Drama

On March 21, 2020, still practicing social distancing, Kasie and Rex took on the idea of stories in dramatic circumstances. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day The Conditions for Drama Agenda How can you not be bursting with stories? Circumstantial Drama So how do you do it? Segment 1 So we were…

Episode 85: Cliché – Just Don’t

On Saturday, March 7, 2020 Kasie and Rex were live from the studio of 100.7 The Point talking about clichés. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Cliche — Just Don’t Agenda The “cliche” note your feedback group gave you Some commonly used ones that always suck How to write without them Segment…