Episode 105: Be obvious about it

On July 25th, Kasie and Rex took on the topic of subtext. Here’s literally the show notes: Theme for the day Subtext: Don’t say what you mean. That’s too easy. Agenda Patreon is how you say you Love.This.Show. What is subtext? Why use subtext in a story or novel? How is it done? Segment 1…

Episode 104: What the actual … ?

On July 18, 2020, Kasie and Rex took on symbolism, or the intentional obscuring of meaning. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Symbolism in all its obvy, obscure, complicated beauty Agenda Patreon is how you say you Love.This.Show. Symbolism done right Symbolism gone wrong How and when to properly use symbolism Link…

Episode 102: You Know Less Than You Think You Do

On July 4, 2020, Kasie and Rex were in the studio to take on that most American of all traits: overestimating your own competence. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Bad Writers’ Advice: Why are we so addicted to it? Agenda Patreon is how you say you Love.This.Show. Why do writers keep…

Meet Author CJ Heigelmann

C.J. Heigelmann is an emerging author of Contemporary and Historical Fiction who has published two novels, An Uncommon Folk Rhapsody, and Crooked Fences. C.J. learned to negotiate the changing fabric of race relations within the United States while experiencing different nuances of racial interconnection and social class ideologies from California to Connecticut, the Deep South, and during…

Episode 100: Romantic Subplots

On June 20, 2020, Kasie and Rex celebrated the 100th episode of the show by talking about romantic subplots. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day How to build a romantic subplot Agenda Romance? Blech! Subplots matter… why again? Some “how to suchness” 100th Episode Retrospective Link to the podcast Segment 1 Today…