17.15: Storytelling in the Footnotes

Your Hosts: Dan Wells, Mary Robinette Kowal, Peng Shepherd, and Howard Tayler



You probably already know what footnotes are¹, but have you ever seen a story told through the footnotes²?  It's similar to the story-within-a-story structure, but there's more to it than that. In this episode our guest host Peng Shepherd explores footnote storytelling³ with us.



Credits: This episode was recorded by Marshall Carr, Jr., and mastered by Alex Jackson



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¹ This is an example of a footnote.

² This is not an example of footnote storytelling.

³ With the addition of a third footnote, maaaybe there's a beginning, middle, and end, and therefore a story?