Podcast: Stupid Romance

This week focuses on two important writers’ subjects:-The challenges and benefits of implicit bias in fiction.-CC’s and my favorite formula in fiction: stupid romance. We pull in Love Actually, Star Wars, Easter, the weather, and coming of age stories. Have a listen! We’d love to hear what you think via our comments page, even ifContinue reading “Podcast: Stupid Romance”

Podcast: Seasons

Happy Spring! CC and I discuss how Seasons can form themes in your books:Spring = RebirthSummer = Lust & LoveFall = The Best Season?Winter = Family and Coming of Age (Bonus: Hear me forget our anniversary!) Have a listen and let us know what you think. Also this week: the podcast series on how IContinue reading “Podcast: Seasons”

Podcast: Happy New Year 2021

The one where we wrap up our year in Podcasting by discussing our most listened to podcasts, plus:-Betty White, of course-Pandemic & Diabetes (fun stuff!)-WIPs and writing-Nevada history and sports-Tool Time!-40 years ago today-A great burrito Podcasts discussed:Our first podcast Writers and RealityThe Flawed ProtagonistIn Media Res Have a listen and let us know whatContinue reading “Podcast: Happy New Year 2021”

Free Books For Christmas!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: the traditional giving away of books. Really, nothing says the holidays like free things, right? Starting Monday, December 20th through Friday, December 24th, you can grab Hope and Sheriff for nothing! Whoo! Here’s your links! Hope Knocks TwiceA Sheriff in Nevada Tell everyone. Seriously. And have themContinue reading “Free Books For Christmas!”

Grumpy Old Nevadan

CC and I are deep into our “It’s 6:30 Somewhere” project where we write for thirty minutes every day. My work in progress (WIP) involves a side trip to Las Vegas. Having lived in the Silver State for most of my life, it was pretty easy to pop out the below during tonight’s session. TheContinue reading “Grumpy Old Nevadan”

Cover Charge

Welcome back. The carsonhume.com blog is my fourth major blog (aside from Tumblr and Blogger and such), and the common thread between all was writing. I shared my positive and negative experiences as much as I could, and thanks to the Internet Archive, I found old posts that can get recycled and reposted here. OneContinue reading “Cover Charge”

The Seinfeld Episode

The one where we don’t talk about much at all, other than old casinos, being kind, and developing characters through watching people. No spoilers in this one, folks. Have a listen, and don’t forget to scroll down and sign up for notifications. Take care of you, okay?

HW: Vegas, Baby!

Neon attracts chumpsTo one armed bandits with smiles.All fools bad at math. Ah, Nevada. Top of the naughty lists and bottom of the nice lists, all for good reasons, yet we draw so many sane people with urgent needs to be separated from their hard-earned doubloons. Why is that? [If state histories bore you, stopContinue reading “HW: Vegas, Baby!”

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