Episode 208: Alice in Chains Mash-Up (The Man-in-the-Hole Plot)

On December 3rd, Kasie and Rex were back in the studio taking on plot structure as a methodology for understanding and crafting a story. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Plot structure: Man in the Hole Agenda Are you coming to our Holiday Party? It’s Wednesday, December 14th at 6 p.m. at…

Episode 207: Revising for Tension in Every Scene

On November 19th Kasie and Rex take on tension (again) and segue into the revision-by-scene process. Kasie went to Clemson so this episode was recorded on the 17th. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Tension in Scenes: Revising each scene to make sure it meets expectations Agenda So we said last week…

Episode 206: What’s Not Being Said and other kinds of tension

On November 12, 2022, Kasie and Rex took on the topic of tension in the book and the scene. Types, reasons, and how to. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day How to Create Tension in Scenes Agenda First, just as a head’s up, next week we’re going to do “writing isn’t easy…

Episode 205: Let the Killing Begin

On October 29, 2022, Kasie and Rex revisited one of their favorite topics: horror, or how to write scary stories. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Macabre, creepy, scary, horrifying Agenda So Wednesday was fun. Our friend Raegan Teller invited us to read at another Flash at the Bar event. It was…

Episode 204: The Real Reason We’re Here

On October 22, 2022 we played a show recorded 10/18/2022 all about jobs and networking and a little side-debate about education. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Agenda In my new favorite podcast, Intentionally Blank, sci fi / fantasy writers Brandon Sanderson and Dan Wells talk about becoming professional (paid) writers from…