133 – Prompt Response

February 26, 2018 0

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Cath receives a mini-update from former guest, J. Kathleen Cheney, about her latest projects. Then Chia, Cath and Chris discuss the whys and wherefores of writing prompts. What makes a good prompt? How can prompts help inspire your own writing? We take stabs at answering these questions and others.

131 – To MFA or Not to MFA

February 12, 2018 0

Unreliable NarratorsMany authors consider an advanced degree from time to time. Some even pull the trigger. What can an MFA do for you, and do you need it? We seek answers from four current grad students: former guests Anna Yeatts and Stephanie Vance, our excellent VP-mate Matt Hughes, and our very own George Galuschak. They offer insights into the genre fiction programs at Seton Hill University and Western Colorado State University. School’s in session!

130 – Flash Fiction Online with Anna Yeatts

February 5, 2018 0

un_yeattsFlash Fiction Online publisher Anna Yeatts parachutes in to liven up the place! We discuss FFO’s role in the spec-fic world, her anthology NASTY: Fetish Fights Back, geese poop, romantic horror, abandoned places and every other tangent we can think of. Not for the faint of heart!