Episode 211: Traditional (Christmas) Story Arcs

On December 24, 2022, Kasie and Rex continued the Story Arc journey with traditional arcs specifically Christmas story examples. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Plot structure: Traditional Arcs & Christmas Stories Agenda We have a special guest in the studio with us today, a patron of the show and visitor from…

Episode 210: The Early Climax

On December 17, Kasie and Rex finished the Freytag’s Pyramid discussion begun the week before. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Plot structure: Freytag’s Pyramid Part 2 Agenda How much fun was our Holiday Party? We really appreciated the readers – Lis Anna-Langston, Walter Curry, Bonnie Stanard, AJ Brown, Phil Lenski, Paula…

Episode 209: Where and When to Climax

On December 10, 2022, Kasie and Rex continued the plot structure journey with Freytag’s pyramid which some writers criticize for climaxing too soon. Seriously. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Plot structure: Freytag’s Pyramid Agenda Are you coming to our Holiday Party? It’s Wednesday, December 14th at 6 p.m. at The Aristocrat…

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…