31 – Preparing vs Overpreparing for Your Story

The Mythcreant Podcast

Oren, Mike, and Chris discuss the work that goes into preparing a story. They question how much worldbuilding is too much, and caution against stuffing details from the preparation into the story.

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

Show Notes:

The Belgariad and The Malloreon by David Eddings

Old Man’s War by John Scalzi

Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey

Magic in Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time

Should You Outline?

The Problem With Multiple Viewpoints

Designing a Central Villain for Your Campaign

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