Good Sentences

Good Sentences

Craig and Scott, two purveyors of fine literature and poor jokes, take you on a literary journey dedicated to tickling your earhairs with word-laden goodness. "Let me live, love, and say it well in good sentences." -Sylvia Plath... Show More

Episodes

February 4, 2020 33 min

Craig and Scott talk about dialogue, dialogue tags, tag adverbs, Hemingway, Stephen King, and all sorts of other fun things, including some special, narrated examples for your instruction and entertainment!

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January 21, 2020 29 min

J. A. Jance is an American author of mystery novels. She writes at least three series of novels, centering on retired Seattle Police Department Detective J. P. Beaumont, Arizona County Sheriff Read more

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January 14, 2020 19 min

Craig and Scott discuss the old literary adage, "Kill your darlings," including the popular idea that the quote originated with William Faulkner. Craig also confesses to embarking on a life of crime.

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Craig and Scott give their take on one of literature's more recent developments: the sensitivity reader, a person whose job it is to read a manuscript and let the author know how offensive it may be. Is this a good thing for literature?

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January 5, 2020 25 min

Craig and Scott discuss characterization and, in particular, motivation for said characters. They also remind everyone that they have maturity of twelve-year-olds!

They also talk about a walking meme, their new privacy policy, and how you can make someone's day.

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December 28, 2019 54 min

Author, writing coach, and actress Angelique L'Amour joins us once again for a deep dive in the concept of character creation. If you are an aspiring writer, or a more experienced writer who just wants to brush up on the craft of character creation, you are in for a treat. Angelique gives out a TON of priceless information to help you do just that.

And stay ... Read more

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December 15, 2019 28 min

Craig Johnson is the author of eight novels in the Walt Longmire mystery series, which has garnered popular and critical acclaim. The Cold Dish was a Dilys Award finalist and the French edition won Le Prix du Polar Nouvel Observateur/BibliObs. Death Without Company, the Wyoming State Historical Association’s Book of the Year, won France’s Le Prix 813. Another Man’s Moccasins was the Western Writers of America’s Spur Award winner... Read more

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November 26, 2019 57 min

Craig and Scott interview Angelique L'Amour, the daughter of famed author Louis L'Amour.

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November 23, 2019 12 min

Craig and Scott introduce the new Good Sentences podcast!

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