Episode 114: Raise the Stakes

On September 26, 2020, Kasie and Rex took on the escalating tension and drama that makes your story less boring. Here’s what it means to Raise the Stakes: Theme for the day Raise the Stakes Agenda Join our community on Patreon What are stakes? Why do you need them? Low, high, internal, and other types…

Episode 87: The Conditions for Drama

On March 21, 2020, still practicing social distancing, Kasie and Rex took on the idea of stories in dramatic circumstances. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day The Conditions for Drama Agenda How can you not be bursting with stories? Circumstantial Drama So how do you do it? Link to the podcast Segment…

Episode 71: Gratitude, Holidays,& Rivals

On November 30, Kasie and Rex were live just blocks from where the state’s big rivalry football game would be played in a few short hours. Here are the show notes:  Theme for the day Thanksgiving Weekend – Gratitude, Holidays in fiction, and Rivals Agenda Gratitude for Writers How’d NaNoWriMo turn out? Holidays in fiction…