(Un)Reliable Narrators

(Un)Reliable Narrators

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What happens when two writers get together to discuss the art of storytelling? Chaos, probably. Join Maggie Shive and Kiara Kalmey as they debate, discuss, and dissect everything from books to movies to musicals. Marvel, Hamilton, Percy Jackson - it’s all here. New episode every Thursday!


007: Planners, Pantsers, and Everything In Between | Our creative processes
Sep 5 • 67 min
Are you a Planner or a Pantser? This week, Kiara and Maggie discuss their different writing processes and how they approach creative projects as a whole. We also rediscover the power of friendship and have a lot of laughs along the way! Check out our new…
006: Who’s That Pokemon? | A Pokemon newbie learns the ropes
Aug 29 • 64 min
This week, Maggie introduces Kiara to the wild and wonderful world of Pokemon - and then tests her knowledge of it. Along the way, we discover Maggie’s love of sheep, Kiara’s inclination to favor cute Pokemon, and whether watching a bunch of PokeTubers…
005: Hadestown OBCR vs Live Recording | We’re livin’ it up on top
Aug 22 • 102 min
Hey, little songbirds! This week, Maggie and Kiara take a train way down under the ground to discuss the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Hadestown. Based on the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, Hadestown uses jazzy music and soaring vocals to tell…
004: Harry Potter VS Percy Jackson | Defining success
Aug 15 • 70 min
Harry Potter has become a worldwide sensation, and yet Percy Jackson and the Olympians, a similar and just as well-written series, hasn’t. Today Maggie and Kiara explore the possible reasons why Harry gets the limelight, and whether Percy Jackson deserves…
003: The Lion King (1994) | What makes a “true” fan?
Aug 8 • 79 min
This week, a review of Disney’s 1994 animated classic, The Lion King, turns into a discussion about nerd culture, gatekeeping, and what ultimately defines a “true” fan. There’s laughter, rants, and a healthy amount of arguing - uh, we mean, respectful…
002: Pottermore Sorting Quiz! | Everything is a lie
Aug 3 • 53 min
Wands at the ready! In today’s episode, Maggie and Kiara take the extended Pottermore sorting quiz to find out what Hogwarts house they really are! Along the way, they learn new things about each other, like how Kiara prioritizes school records over a…
001: Spiderman: Far From Home Review | in loving memory [gettyimages]
Jul 25 • 93 min
This week, Maggie and Kiara web-sling into the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s newest movie, Spiderman: Far From Home! In this episode, we discuss Natasha Romanoff’s legacy, whether the EDITH glasses were the same ones Tony wore in Infinity War, the reasons…
(Un)Reliable Narrators | Podcast Trailer
Jul 18 • 5 min
Join Maggie and Kiara in their debut podcast, (Un)Reliable Narrators! This is storytelling at its finest…or not. New episodes every Thursday! Maggie is @WriterMags on Twitter and Instagram Kiara is @kiara_kalmey on Twitter (Un)Reliable Narrators is…