Chia leads a discussion of timelines and backstories. When is background information too much information? Should the author know everything about a character, or does that kill spontaneity? What are some examples of stories that manage successful backstory without infodumping, and which ones overload on unnecessary details? Will Chia manage to work peanut butter sandwiches into her tale? There’s but one way to find out, listener.
159 – Backstories
Published August 27, 2018