How many stories can a person hear at once?

February 5, 2015 Personal, Pop Culture, Writing Comments (1) 647

Tragic_Life_StoriesSomething I got thinking about today:

How many stories is the average person currently holding in abeyance?

If you’re like me, you’re currently reading at least one novel, watching a couple of episodic television programs, playing one or more narrative-based video games, and viewing a couple of movie series that stretch one story across multiple films (Hunger Games, Divergent, and the like.) Add in other long-form or serialized narratives (comic books, web series, podcasts and radio programs) and you have maybe a dozen or more stories that you’re partway through.  Continue Reading

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