Episode 164: White Knuckle Scenes

On October 23, 2021, Kasie and Rex continued the scary stories month with an episode on tension and fright. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Scary Series: White Knuckle Scenes Agenda SCWA Upcoming events and goings-on It’s October! Let’s Halloween! Get the Reader Addicted to the Page How to add tension (and…

Episode 163: Doing Murder More Than Once

On October 16, 2021, Kasie and Rex took on Serial Killers as the scary topic for the third weekend of October. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Scary Series: Serial Killers Agenda SCWA Upcoming events and goings-on It’s October! Let’s Halloween! What’s up with Serial Killers? How to write a convincing serial…

Episode 160: The Romance Episode Part 2

On September 11, 2021, Kasie was joined by Catherine Peace, romance author, for the second week. This time without Rex. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day(s) The Romance Episode Part 2 Agenda SCWA Upcoming events and goings-on Welcome back Catherine Peace Commercial fiction with love scene bonuses How to write a love…

Episode 157: Do something about it

On August 21, 2021, Kasie and Rex continued the 7 Deadly Sins series with sloth. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day(s) The Seven Deadly Sins – Sloth Agenda Launch Day report for Before Pittsburgh SCWA Upcoming events and goings-on The 7 Deadly Sins recap Sloth as a character trait, motivation, and antagonizing…

Episode 150: The Patriarchy and Male Character Clichés

On July 3rd, Kasie and Rex took on the idea of male character clichés and how the patriarchy seeps into every story whether we know it or not. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day(s) Male Cliches and The Patriarchy (dunh dunh duuunnnnh) Agenda What are some cliches and archetypes for male characters…