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…

Episode 53: In media res

On July 27th Kasie and Rex welcomed back Mary Sturgill to promote the SCWA’s Fall Retreat and to discuss where and how to begin a short story. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Short Story — Beginnings Agenda The SCWA’s Retreat is coming up! Short Story Basics Structure of a short story…

Episode 52: Ending the Short Story

On July 20th, Kasie and Rex went a few rounds over the right way to end a short story. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Short Story — Endings Agenda Short Story Basics Structure of a short story A “Satisfying” End Segment 1 So last week we kicked off Short Story month…

Episode 49: Putting Your Politics into Your Writing

On June 29th, Kasie and Rex discussed how to work politics into your fiction (or not). Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Putting Your Politics in Your Creative Writing Agenda Political Viewpoints in Classic Literature Dos and Don’ts on Adding Your Views Segment 1 We’re going to start with some examples of…

Episode 43: The Anti Hero

On May 18th, Kasie and Rex took up yet another topic associated with The Hero’s Journey. Here are the show notes: Introductions Dr. Kasie Whitener, Clemson Road Creative, fiction writer Rex Hurst, English Instructor, fiction writer Theme for the day The Hero’s Journey Part 6: The Anti Hero Agenda Review of the Hero’s Journey The…