219 – Over-Burdened Stories

The Mythcreant Podcast
This intro was originally five paragraphs long, but that would have been way too much information, so I shortened it. Coincidentally, we’re talking about over-burdened stories. What makes a story over-burdened, you ask? Listen and we’ll explain! We talk about how stories get loaded down with too much information, what the consequences are, and how you can prevent it. Plus, a fight over maps in fantasy novels!

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Opening and closing theme: The Princess Who Saved Herself by Jonathan Coulton. Used with permission.

Show Notes:

Liberating Over-Burdened Stories

Concepts for Becoming a Better Storyteller


Working Memory




Umbrella Academy


Wheel of Time

A Song of Ice and Fire

Avatar: The Last Airbender

Wizard of Earthsea

Chronicles of Prydain


Lord of the Rings

The Last Ringbearer

Cloud Atlas


Dragon Prince

Rogue One

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