Episode 199: Closet Monsters

On September 10, 2022, Rex was out and Dr. Thaddeus Jones, filmmaker and screenwriter joined Kasie in the studio to talk about monsters. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Monsters in the Closet Agenda Segment 1 I was intrigued by a segment on a podcast called The TED Interview with sitcom writers…

Episode 197: Gotta have some conflict

On August 20, 2022, Kasie and Rex took on conflict in the story. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Conflict Agenda What is conflict and why do you need it? SCWA’s Annual Conference and Virtual Conference are open for registration How to put conflict in your scenes Segment 1 We did an…

Episode 195: Stories like Sparklers

On August 6, 2022, Kasie and Rex recapped and revised their flash fiction experience from Wednesday night’s “Flash at the Bar” event hosted by Raegan Teller. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Flash fiction takes longer to edit than to write, but the really good ones spark and hiss and pop and…

Episode 193: The best of times. The Worst of times. Classic.

On July 23, 2022, Kasie and Rex continued their travel through literary devices with juxtaposition and flashbacks. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Flashback and Juxtaposition Agenda SCWA’s Annual Conference open for registration Flashback – as exposition delivery device Juxtaposition – as theme/motif/symbolism device Segment 1 Last week we continued our work…