55 – Pacing Your Stories

The Mythcreant Podcast

Mike, Oren, and Chris discuss how stories should be paced: the good, the bad, and the infuriatingly slow. They tackle the differences between visual and written media, how to pace a roleplaying game, and end with Chris’ advice for pacing dialogue.

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

Show Notes

Red Seas Under Red Skies by Scott Lynch

The Princess Bride



Madoka Magica

The 100

Steven Universe

Valkwitch by Michael L. Watson

Down Below Station by C. J. Cherryh

Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie

Old Man’s War John Scalzi

Mouse Guard: Fall 1152 by David Peterson

Lessons From the Terrible Writing of Eragon

Mad Max: Fury Road

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