Episode 113: Establishing Desire

On September 19, 2020, Kasie and Rex took on the question of how to motivate your character. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Establishing Desire Agenda Join our community on Patreon What your character wants Needs and wants are different Tropes and cliches How to introduce it Link to the podcast Segment…

Episode 112: Antagonist, Villain, Frenemy

On September 12, 2020, we continued our Tragic Flaw conversation by turning our attention to those negative actors in a story: the antagonist. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Degrees of Discord: Antagonist, Villain, Frenemy Agenda Join our community on Patreon The Frenemy is what exactly? Like a villain, but not How…

Episode 57: Be Mean to Your Characters

On August 24th, Kasie and Rex took on the writer advice: Do Mean Things to Your Characters. Here are the show notes:  Theme for the day Be Mean to Your Main Character Agenda Who is the MC and why does it matter? Raising the Stakes so your Reader Keeps Reading Mean Things You Can Do…