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 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…

Episode 201: The Write Stuff

On October 1, 2022 Kasie and Rex took on professionalism in the writer/author marketplace. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Writer Professionalism vs. Personal Satisfaction Agenda I read this quote from Shonda Rimes and wanted to riff on it today: “Also, you know, the dirty little secret of writing is that nobody…

Special Guest: Jerry Dean Pate’s “lost cause”

On September 3, 2022, Rex was on a cruise with his bride so Jerry Dean Pate joined Kasie in the studio to talk about his first novel, Plagued by Bad Beliefs. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Challenging the myth of the lost Cause Agenda Last week’s episode on war was so…

Special Guest Mark Allan Gunnells

In celebration of the October 23rd LGBTQ+ Pride weekend in Columbia, S.C. and continuing the Spooktacular October, Rex invited fellow horror author, Mark Allan Gunnells into the studio. We recorded the episode and aired it on October 30th. Here’s what you need to know about Mark: bio: Mark Allan Gunnells loves to tell stories. He…