19 – Exposition

Daystar and Alexander discuss exposition: the good, the bad, and the common pitfalls.

Co-hosted by Alexander Wales

With thanks to Tim Yarbrough for the Intro/Outro music, G.A.T.O Must Be Respected

Links

The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson

Ocean’s Eleven

Cryptonomicon and Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson

Ra by Sam Hughes

The Nightmare Stacks by Charles Stross

Lullaby by Chuck Palahnuik

Quote about narrative flow through sentence structure.

Timestamps

0:45 Exposition vs Narrative

4:38 Bad Exposition

17:00 Exposition as Story Character

18:22 Exposition Timing

24:30 Good Exposition

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Thanks for listening!