Episode 228: Where does the story come from?

On April 29, 2023, Kasie and Rex took on adaptations and origin stories in episode 1 of what will likely be a two-fer. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Origin Stories Agenda We’ve done plot twists, internet grab bag, outlines, and subplots so far this month. We’ve been all over the map….

Episode 190: Dogs at a Poker Table

On July 2, 2022, Kasie and Rex took on those furries that think they’re human. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Personification vs. Anthropomorphism Agenda Link to the podcast Segment 1 You missed it! The Early Bird deadline has passed for SCWA’s Annual Conference. It’s still just as valuable, though. What do…

Episode 99: How to do Genre Research

On June 13, 2020, Kasie and Rex took on the topic of genre and why it matters. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day How to Research Your Genre Agenda What is genre and why does it matter? How to find yours and make your presence known Research techniques for breaking into and/or…

Episode 12: Genre Basics & Mystery Guest

On September 29th, Kasie and Rex hung with Peggy Cwiakala (chi-CO-la) into the studio to discuss the conventions and expectations of genre and her own mystery specialty. Here are the show notes: Introductions Dr. Kasie Whitener, Clemson Road Creative, fiction writer Rex Hurst, fiction writer and English instructor Peggy Cwiakala, mystery writer Theme for the day Genre…