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KSM LIVE! 5.13: Writing Roundtable – March 2020

March 31, 2020

Ep 5.13: Writing Roundtable – March 2020. Josh, Scott, and Chuck answer questions from the live chat and KSM’s Facebook Group. Anything (within reason) is on the table!

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KSM LIVE! 5.12: Breaking Down Story – The Rise of Skywalker

March 24, 2020

Ep 5.12: Breaking Down Story – The Rise of Skywalker. On tonight’s episode of KSM Live! CC Ekeke joins Josh, Scott, and Chuck to share their thoughts on the most recent entry into the Star Wars saga. The good, the bad, and the ugly.

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KSM LIVE! 5.11: How to Cast Your Story

March 16, 2020

Ep 5.11: How to Cast Your Story. Different stories require different characters. On tonight’s episode of KSM Live Josh, Scott and Chuck discuss creating characters based on the needs of your story.

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KSM LIVE! 5.10: Breaking Down True Detective

March 10, 2020

Ep 5.10: Breaking Down True Detective. A masterpiece in storytelling, True Detective season one is not only a fantastic series, but also a legitimate case study in character, story structure, plot, and conflict. Josh, Scott, and Chuck break down the first episode “The Long Bright Dark” and discuss the elements of an excellent, compelling story.

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Making the unreal real

KSM LIVE! 5.09: Making the Unreal Real

March 3, 2020

Ep 5.09: Making the Unreal Real. Sometimes as speculative fiction writers, we forget that in addition to creating fantastic and interesting worlds, we also need to ground our reader in that world. On this episode of LIVE! Josh, Scott, and Chuck discuss how to give your reader just enough realism, so they’ll believe the unreal! […]

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KSM LIVE! 5.08: Using Tension in Your Story

February 24, 2020

Ep 5.08: Using Tension in Your Story Believe it or not; there is a right and wrong way to use tension in your story. Josh, Scott and Chuck sit down to talk about how to properly use tension to push your story to the next level.

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KSM LIVE! 5.07: From Concept to Story

February 17, 2020

Ep 5.07: From Concept to Story You’ve got a great idea, a concept, but that’s not the WHOLE story. On this episode of KSM LIVE, we talk about taking ideas from concept to a complete story.

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KSM LIVE! 5.06: You’ve Typed THE END, Now What?

February 10, 2020

Ep 5.06: You’ve Typed THE END, Now What? The process of writing a book doesn’t end when you type “The End.” In fact, most of the time, that is just the beginning. Now the real work begins. Scott and Chuck breakdown their processes on working on their manuscripts after their story is finished.

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KSM LIVE! 5.05: World Building – From Concept to Reality

February 5, 2020

Ep 5.05: World Building – From Concept to Reality. Josh, Scott and Chuck discuss the ins and outs of their world-building processes, highlighting what helps them create a fully realized world for their stories.

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KSM LIVE! 5.04: Developing Character Through Dialogue

January 28, 2020

Ep 5.04: Developing Character Through Dialogue. Josh, Scott, and Chuck discuss developing unique sounding characters through dialogue.

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