Episode 113: Establishing Desire

On September 19, 2020, Kasie and Rex took on the question of how to motivate your character. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Establishing Desire Agenda Join our community on Patreon What your character wants Needs and wants are different Tropes and cliches How to introduce it Segment 1 Thanks to our…

Episode 112: Antagonist, Villain, Frenemy

On September 12, 2020, we continued our Tragic Flaw conversation by turning our attention to those negative actors in a story: the antagonist. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Degrees of Discord: Antagonist, Villain, Frenemy Agenda Join our community on Patreon The Frenemy is what exactly? Like a villain, but not How…

Episode 111: The Tragic Flaw

On September 5th Kasie and Rex got back to craft discussion with this take on the tragic flaw. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Tragic Flaw Agenda Join our community on Patreon Featured Authors new addition: Carolyn Hartley What is the Tragic Flaw? What qualifies? What doesn’t? How do you write one?…

Episode 110: End of Summer Grab Bag

On August 28, 2020, we went back to the well of Twitter and the #WritingCommunity feed for a grab bag of questions. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day End of Summer Month Grab Bag Agenda Join our community on Patreon Is Amazon a bully? Amazon and Antitrust Laws It’s that #PitMad time…

Episode 109: Cancel Culture and Writers’ Work

On August 22, 2020, Kasie and Rex tip-toed up on Cancel Culture and its effect on writers’ work and careers. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day The Moral Imperative – Part 2: Authors Gone Wild? Agenda Join our community on Patreon Last week re-cap Cancel culture and writers Your work and You:…