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Episode 13 - Eyepatches and External Conflict

5/24/2018
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Download this episode here! The Gang comes to you from Port Royal, Jamaica, with a new member, pirate captain Sue Duff, complete with eyepatch, with fistfuls of spectacular Barbados Rum Punch. We discuss the entry pages of a science fiction novel and how to highlight your story's external conflict.

Duration:00:33:03

Episode 12 - Prepping Your People for Proper P.O.V.

2/15/2018
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Download this episode here! Coming to you from Rio de Janeiro, in the cacophony of Carnival revelries, the gang guzzles Batida de Maracuja e Cocos and takes a look at a nice dose of historical fiction set in early 20th century Colorado.

Duration:00:30:56

Episode 11 - Bali, Backstory, and Story Questions

1/24/2018
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Download this episode here! Coming to you from the exotic shores of Barbados, sipping on the Barbados staple, the Corn 'n' Oil, the CriTiki Party gang discusses a story set on the exotic shores of Bali.

Duration:00:33:53

Episode 10 - Saving the End for the Beginning

12/14/2017
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The delectable Coco-naut cocktail sends the gang into orbit whilst discussing a YA science fiction/slipstream novel. Many an unworthy shenanigan is launched by blender booster rocket.

Duration:00:35:46

Episode 9 - Saving the Wizard's Cat

11/17/2017
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Download this episode here! Coming to you from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, slurping away on our Caipirinha cocktails, the gang scampers and frolics in a comic fantasy story about slacker wizards and the Land of Oz.

Duration:00:26:42

Episode 8 - Magical Realism and Realistic Expectations

10/14/2017
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Download this episode here! In this episode, the gang is coming to you from Kingston, Jamaica, where we're enjoying the delectable Kingston Palaka. We discuss the first few pages of a Young Adult magical realism novel.

Duration:00:30:46

Episode 7 - LIVE from the Ghost Town Writers Retreat

9/14/2017
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Download this episode here! The gang paid a visit to the Ghost Town Writers Retreat in Georgetown, CO, to record our first ever live episode. No hooch, but lots of fun to be had!

Duration:00:54:49

Episode 6 - Putting the Science in Science Fiction YA

8/14/2017
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Download this episode here! The gang investigates an X-Files-like Young Adult scifi piece, complete with Men in Black on a dark and stormy night. All whilst imbibing the mysterious concoction known as the Dark and Stormy. It's a win-win!

Duration:00:31:23

Episode 4 - Cowboys, Curiosity, and Covered Wagons

6/14/2017
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Download this episode here! In this episode, the gang takes a look at the intro of a Western novel, complete with cowboy and a covered wagon, while imbibing the curious concoction called the Piñata.

Duration:00:36:23

Episode 3 - Turtles and the Deadly Rs

5/14/2017
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Download this episode here! The gang is hanging out drinking Kaieteur Swizzles and watching the sea turtles on the beach in Guyana. The listener submission this week is romantic thriller that brings up the Three Deadly 'R's.

Duration:00:36:19

Episode 2 - Dragons and Sequels

4/14/2017
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Download this episode here! Join the gang in Honolulu, kick back with a Macadamia Nut Chichi, and listen as we address the structural technique of Scene and Sequel with a high-fantasy submission.

Duration:00:34:16

Episode 1 - Our Heroes' Journey

3/14/2017
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Grab an umbrella drink and join Angie, Warren, Mario, Jeanne, Travis, and Josh on the beaches of Australia to critique our first submission from an anonymous writer. Sit back, relax and enjoy a passionate discussion about prose.

Duration:00:36:29