Episode 186: Backstory Essentials

On May 14th, Kasie and Rex revisited a favorite subject: exposition, this time with the specific lean toward development of a character through the details you leave out. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Backstory: the character side of exposition Agenda How do you generate backstory material? How much backstory is too…

Episode 185: Multimedia Storytelling with Dr. Thaddeus Jones

On May 7, 2022, Kasie and Rex welcome Dr. Thaddeus Jones into the studio. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Multimedia Storytelling  Agenda Thaddeus Jones is here – Dr. Jones in the house! Horror stories are our jam What’s next for S.C. storytellers? Segment 1 First! This upcoming Tuesday it’s my turn…

Episode 177: So She Does it Differently

On March 5, 2022, Kasie and Rex kicked off Women’s History Month with the Heroine’s Journey, the first in a series on the topic. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day The Heroine’s Journey Part 1 Agenda What is the heroine’s journey? How is it different from the hero’s? Critical questions before deeper…

Episode 168: The Moral Ascent Arc

On December 4, 2021, Kasie and Rex continued their critical elements lessons for NaNoWriMo’ers with a deeper dive into the moral ascent character arc. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Character Arcs — the moral ascent Agenda Character Arc review Does your book have to have one? History of the moral ascent…

Episode 166: Tell it Like it Was

On November 20, 2021, Kasie and Rex took on Exposition in a “what not to do” approach, specifically to help those NaNoWriMo listeners who were giving it a go. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day You Need to Know, but does the Reader? Agenda Exposition is what, again? How too much exposition…