Episode 150: The Patriarchy and Male Character Clichés

On July 3rd, Kasie and Rex took on the idea of male character clichés and how the patriarchy seeps into every story whether we know it or not. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day(s) Male Cliches and The Patriarchy (dunh dunh duuunnnnh) Agenda What are some cliches and archetypes for male characters…

Episode 147: The virgin, the whore, and the madwoman

Theme for the day(s) The Virgin, the Whore, and the Madwoman: Female stereotypes in fiction Agenda This summer’s work Virgin, Whore, or Madwoman? Do these stereotypes still exist? How to avoid it? Link to the podcast Segment 1 So in June we’re going to be giving you some Independent Bookstore names, locations, and other fun…

Episode 85: Cliché – Just Don’t

On Saturday, March 7, 2020 Kasie and Rex were live from the studio of 100.7 The Point talking about clichés. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Cliche — Just Don’t Agenda The “cliche” note your feedback group gave you Some commonly used ones that always suck How to write without them Link…

Episode 45: Cliche Characters vs. Archetypes

On June 1st, Kasie and Rex were joined by favorite local authorprenuer Raegan Teller to discuss cliche characters and archetypes. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Cliche Characters vs. Archetypes Agenda Raegan Teller, Mystery Writer Stock Characters Review Archetypes and the difference Segment 1 Raegan Teller is a mystery author, writer of…

Episode 44: Who is Mary Sue?

On May 25th Kasie and Rex took on stock and cliche characters, specifically “Mary Sue.” Here are the show notes: Introductions Dr. Kasie Whitener, Clemson Road Creative, fiction writer Rex Hurst, English Instructor, fiction writer Theme for the day Stock Characters and the Mary Sue Complex Agenda What are stock characters? Who is Mary Sue?…