Episode 134: Motivated by Greed

On February 20, Kasie and Rex continued the Character Motivation series with an episode on greed, avarice, and ambition. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Character Motivation: Ambition, Greed, & Avarice Agenda Character Motivation Series Extrinsic vs. Intrinsic motivation (review) How to write a character driven by ambition, greed, or avarice Segment…

Episode 133: Motivated by Forgiveness

On February 13th, we continued our trek through character motivation by talking about forgiveness, atonement, and redemption. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Character Motivation: Forgiveness, Atonement, Redemption Agenda Character Motivation Series Extrinsic vs. Intrinsic motivation (review) How to write a character seeking forgiveness Segment 1 But first, housekeeping: South Carolina Writers…

Episode 131: Kill Your Buddy

On January 30th, we revisited the topic of the best friend, the buddy with this look at BFF deaths. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Kill Your Buddy Agenda Events & Opportunities How the death of a specific character impacts the story Cliches and tropes to avoid with this Segment 1 Last…

Episode 129: The Art of the Setback

On January 16th, Kasie and Rex took on the idea of the setback — a necessary raise-the-stakes move in literature and storytelling. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day The Art of the Setback Agenda Events & Opportunities What is a “setback” and why does it matter? How to organized the setbacks in…

Episode 127: TGI 2021

On January 2nd, Kasie and Rex were back in the studio to talk goal setting for the new year. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Setting Writing Goals Agenda New Year’s Events & Opportunities The AFI Framework Goal Setting Link to the podcast Segment 1 Thanks to our patrons who continue to…