Episode 71: Gratitude, Holidays,& Rivals

On November 30, Kasie and Rex were live just blocks from where the state’s big rivalry football game would be played in a few short hours. Here are the show notes:  Theme for the day Thanksgiving Weekend – Gratitude, Holidays in fiction, and Rivals Agenda Gratitude for Writers How’d NaNoWriMo turn out? Holidays in fiction…

Episode 70: Beam Me Up, Scotty! Pop Culture References in Literature

On November 23, Kasie and Rex riffed on pop culture use in written work. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Pop Culture References in Fiction & Poetry Agenda What are pop culture references? Advantages of using them Disadvantages of using them What our SC writers are up to this week Segment 1…

Episode 68: The Importance of Feedback

On November 9, Kasie and Rex broke down what it’s like to get and give feedback on your written work. A painful part of the process, yes, but an important one. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Feedback, Critique, and Taking it on the Chin for your Writing Agenda The value of…

Episode 64: Name Your Characters

On October 12, Kasie and Rex talked about how they came up with names for their characters and some classic techniques. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Naming Characters and Using Real People in Fake Stories Agenda Character Names – A History Where do names come from? What are some risks to…

Episode 62: Poetry as Social Activism

On September 28, Kasie and Rex invited local poet John Starino into the studio. Here are the show notes: Theme for the day Poetry as Social Activism  Agenda Get to know John Starino The Utah Phillips opportunity Poetry for Social Good The poetry underground here in Columbia Segment 1 John Starino and I first met…