Episode 118: Pants the Show About Planning

On October 24, 2020, Kasie and Rex previewed the NaNoWriMo pantser or planner debate. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Pantsing a Show on Planning Agenda Join our community on Patreon What is “pantsing”? NaNoWriMo How do you plan your story? Techniques for brainstorming Segment 1 We didn’t have show notes for…

Episode 117: Metaphors & Prophecies

On October 17, 2020, Kasie and Rex followed up on Tuesday’s #wschat on Twitter about metaphor and prophecy. Are they similar enough to make one episode? Let’s find out: Theme for the day Metaphors and Prophecies Agenda Join our community on Patreon What is a Metaphor? What is a prophecy? How is each used in…

Episode 115: Where you at?

On October 3, 2020, Kasie and Rex took on the topic of when and where your story lives. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Where You At? The impact of Setting on story. Agenda Join our community on Patreon What is setting? How does setting impact the story? A PESTEL analysis. How…

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 Segment 1 Thanks to our…