We have guest lecturer and playwright Carol Wolf with us, teaching the most important elements in creating a play: Creating tension, 3D characters, and writing for a confined visual space. … Continue…Episode Fifteen – The Plays the Thing
Liz (Squishy) Houchin wrote in via the Writers Drinking Coffee FB page asking about muses. John and Jeannie sound off on the topic of muses they’ve seduced and left sated in their wake. … Continue…Episode Fourteen – Those Tricksy Muses
Special guest Karen Brenchley joins the coffee club to talk about writing groups. What is a writing group, and how do you organize it? What goals can you accomplish? What are official ones versus what can
you do locally for free? … Continue…Episode Eight – Writer Groups & Editing
Heroes, sidekicks, villains, henchmen – our coffee committee review our favorites and describe why. Can an ensemble point of view work? Who did good ensemble/different character episodes and stories? … Continue…Episode Seven – Our Favorite Characters
Today we invited in an intellectual privacy lawyer to talk to everyone about copyright, privacy, trademarks, and how to avoid treading on the rules and laws about them. What is fair use argument? How does parody fit in? Is Fan Fic legal? … Continue…Episode Six – Is your story, strictly speaking, legal?
Hello everyone, and welcome to Writers Drinking Coffee. This is a podcast based on writers sitting around, drinking coffee and/or occasionally wine, and talking about anything and everything. … Continue…Episode One – The Beginning