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8 Short Stories, by Floyd Looney (1:30)

Today we see that shifting between temporal tenses is fraught with peril and must be done with care.

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From a Foreign Shore, by Andrew Knighton (40:00)

Today we see that a single change to the existing world can often capture a reader’s interest better than changing many things.

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The Drifter: and other short stories, by Robert Scott-Norton (17:34)

Today we see that invented or foreign prose that is close to English needs to be lampshaded or it feels like an error.

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Duty: Suspense and Mystery Stories from the Cold War and Beyond, by Martin Roy Hill (2:50)

Today we see that strong emotional experiences should hold the narrator’s interest from more than an instant.

Cross Examinations: Crime in Columbus, by John Hegenberger (2:16)

Today we see that description readers can trust is twice as important in a crime story.