Life's too short not to say what you mean.
We're going to talk about characterization and GMC. Probably.
Recorded on 1-21-2022
We're going to explain the next RT challenge and the concepts that will come into play.
Recorded on 1-15-2022
Controlling the narrative pace is one of the most important elements in storytelling and foreshadowing can play a role in that.
Recorded on 12/11/2021
How to get a leg over your plot.
Recorded on 11-19-2021
PS. I said what I said.
Questions & answers from live listeners.
Recorded on 11-16-2021
Writing, fandom and why good craft is always important.
Recorded on 11-11-2021
We chat about Rough Trade prior to the start of the November 2021 Challenge (which is also the start of National Novel Writing Month).
Recorded on 10-31-2021
It's gonna be so fluffy we could die.
Recorded on 10/29/2021
Thoughts on how to get over yourself, conquer your process, avoid heifers, and nurture the writer you were born to be.
Recorded on 10/27/2021
2022 will be the year of the cozy challenge! Tonight we're going to talk about this new challenge and how it will work and why it's been created. Signups for quarter 1 and 2 are closed. But, signups for quarters 3 and 4 will open up on June 1, 2022.
Recorded on 10/23/2021
Mixing magical realism in difficult fandoms.
Recorded on 10/20/2021
Idea sniping is a dick move. We're going to talk about it.
Recorded on 10/15/2021
What we learned over the years doing the Rough Trade challenges.
Recorded on 10/03/2021
Self-editing, recognizing weaknesses, improving your craft and the role of the alpha reader. <P>
Editorial Note: About 15 minutes in there is a blip in the recording where we lost several minutes of audio, so the subject change is kind of abrupt due to editing out the unexpected silence. Our apologies. <P>
Time travel plots, ideas, musings, and the role of magical realism in contemporary fandoms.
Let's talk about how to not be an asshole to your beta reader(s). Recorded: 9-11-2021
We're going to delve into wish babies - mechanics, plot devices, and ripple management. Recorded:9-10-2021
Magical realism and inserting fantasy elements into contemporary fandoms. Recorded: 9-9-2021
We're really fucking bored so we talk about the 9-1-1 fandom, food, and life. Recorded: 8-1-2021
We meander our way through a discussion about bad writing choices, ideas, and ripple management. Note: There is a technical issue around the 2-hour mark that I clean up the best I could. Thanks. Recorded: 4-9-2021
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