Episode 167: Get the Ending Right

On November 27, 2021, Kasie and Rex continued their NaNoWriMo instructions with this final session on the end of the novel. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Happily Ever After and other denouement concerns Agenda What makes a good climax scene How to come down after the most important scene in the…

Episode 165: Required Elements – Character Arcs

On November 6, 2021 Kasie and Rex took on character arcs and how a protagonist’s journey is the reason we tell stories in the first place. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Character Arcs Agenda SCWA Upcoming events and goings-on What is a Character Arc? Does your book have to have one?…

Episode 163: Doing Murder More Than Once

On October 16, 2021, Kasie and Rex took on Serial Killers as the scary topic for the third weekend of October. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Scary Series: Serial Killers Agenda SCWA Upcoming events and goings-on It’s October! Let’s Halloween! What’s up with Serial Killers? How to write a convincing serial…

Episode 161: Paying Your Writerly Dues

On October 2, 2021, Kasie and Rex were back in the studio after going out-and-about to sell books. Here’s what they learned about paying their dues: Theme for the day Paying Your Writerly Dues Agenda SCWA Upcoming events and goings-on How have those book promotional events gone? What to know about “paying your dues” Even…

Episode 160: The Romance Episode Part 2

On September 11, 2021, Kasie was joined by Catherine Peace, romance author, for the second week. This time without Rex. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day(s) The Romance Episode Part 2 Agenda SCWA Upcoming events and goings-on Welcome back Catherine Peace Commercial fiction with love scene bonuses How to write a love…