Episode 197: Gotta have some conflict

On August 20, 2022, Kasie and Rex took on conflict in the story. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Conflict Agenda What is conflict and why do you need it? SCWA’s Annual Conference and Virtual Conference are open for registration How to put conflict in your scenes Segment 1 We did an…

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 114: Raise the Stakes

On September 26, 2020, Kasie and Rex took on the escalating tension and drama that makes your story less boring. Here’s what it means to Raise the Stakes: Theme for the day Raise the Stakes Agenda Join our community on Patreon What are stakes? Why do you need them? Low, high, internal, and other types…