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Junk and Other Short Stories, by Duncan James (1:12)

Today we see that a change in format conveys meaning; and if it doesn’t convey something about the story, it conveys something about the author instead.

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She Dreams of Lonely Stars, by LW Patricks (1:37)

Today we learn that some readers actually read your legal page, and they find mistakes there to┬ábe just as disturbing as anywhere else in your book. What I gleaned about…

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Dark Matter: Short Stories and Poems, by Rose Perez (1:46)

Today we see that┬ástories without emotional content are clad in immersion-proof armor. What I gleaned about the stories: Some ghosts are so lacking in dramatic back-story that they become less…

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Darkin: A History of Blade and Light, by Joseph A. Turkot (1:23)

Today we see that readers expect prose style to be consistent.

Crimson Night and Other Short Stories, by Jaron Camp (1:12)

Today we see that a typographical error can trick the reader into expecting a different story from the one they get.