Episode 181: A Dozen Uses for the Fool

On April 2, 2022, our episode on the archetype “the fool” aired while Kasie was in Savannah running 13 miles for fun. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day The fool or clown archetype: comic relief in story and film Agenda What is the fool? Where have we seen it before? Does a…

Episode 180: It’s All Been Done Before

On March 26, 2022, Kasie and Rex took on Christopher Booker’s 7 Basic Plots. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day The Seven Basic Plots Agenda What are the 7 Basic Plots? Deeper Dive on one or two How to write the one (or two) we focus on Segment 1 The South Carolina…

Episode 179: The Price of Conformity

On March 19, 2022, Kasie and Rex dove back in to the heroine’s journey with yet another model. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day The Heroine’s Journey Part 3 Agenda Quick review of where we’ve been The Virgin’s Promise Required (?) elements of the heroine’s journey Segment 1 The South Carolina Writers…

Episode 178: The Gender-Centric Version

On March 12, 2022, Kasie and Rex continued discussion of the heroine’s journey with the gender-specific version of the structure. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day The Heroine’s Journey Part 2: It IS about gender Agenda Carriger’s Heroine’s Journey Unfinished Points A second model for the heroine’s journey – focused on the…

Episode 177: So She Does it Differently

On March 5, 2022, Kasie and Rex kicked off Women’s History Month with the Heroine’s Journey, the first in a series on the topic. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day The Heroine’s Journey Part 1 Agenda What is the heroine’s journey? How is it different from the hero’s? Critical questions before deeper…