Episode 44: Who is Mary Sue?

On May 25th Kasie and Rex took on stock and cliche characters, specifically “Mary Sue.” Here are the show notes: Introductions Dr. Kasie Whitener, Clemson Road Creative, fiction writer Rex Hurst, English Instructor, fiction writer Theme for the day Stock Characters and the Mary Sue Complex Agenda What are stock characters? Who is Mary Sue?…

Episode 43: The Anti Hero

On May 18th, Kasie and Rex took up yet another topic associated with The Hero’s Journey. Here are the show notes: Introductions Dr. Kasie Whitener, Clemson Road Creative, fiction writer Rex Hurst, English Instructor, fiction writer Theme for the day The Hero’s Journey Part 6: The Anti Hero Agenda Review of the Hero’s Journey The…

Episode 40: The Companions

On April 27, we held a workshop so we had to pre-record this third installment of the Hero’s Journey discussion. Here are the show notes: Introductions Dr. Kasie Whitener, Clemson Road Creative, fiction writer Rex Hurst, English Instructor, fiction writer Theme for the day The Hero’s Journey Part 3: The Companions Agenda Review of the…

Episode 39: The Mentor & The Goddess

On April 20th, Kasie and Rex added to the discussion of the Hero’s Journey with this look into the mentor and the goddess, two more staples in hero tales. Here are the show notes: Introductions Dr. Kasie Whitener, Clemson Road Creative, fiction writer Rex Hurst, English Instructor, fiction writer Theme for the day Use of…

Episode 38: The Journey in Literature

On April 13, Kasie and Rex welcomed poet and novelist Derek Berry into the studio. Here are the show notes: Introductions Dr. Kasie Whitener, Clemson Road Creative, fiction writer Rex Hurst, English Instructor, fiction writer Derek Berry, Writer, Poet Theme for the day The use of a Journey in Fiction & Poetry Agenda Getting to…