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,…

Episode 60: The Difference between Fiction and Non-Fiction. Duh.

On September 14, we welcomed Anna Fitch Courie into the studio to talk about her experience in Christian publishing. Here are the show notes:  Theme for the day Non-Fiction and Self-Promotion Agenda Anna Fitch Courie’s story of becoming an Author The Differences between Non-Fiction and Fiction Authorship Choosing Self-Publishing, Hybrid Publishing, or Traditional (a checklist)…