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Teeth of the Gods, by Sarah L. Wilson (6:53)

Today we examine one of the recipes for melodrama.

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A Threat of Shadows, by JA Andrews (13:26)

Today we see that fantasy capitalization syndrome can ruin a good story.

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IOD-TV Episode #3: Suffocated Empathy

In this episode of The 5-Minute Immersion Lab, I’ll walk through the problem I call “suffocated empathy,” explain how it works, and then give an example of how to nip it in the bud.

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Creativity Hack: Studio Light Mast

Problem: Adding video production equipment to my office has created too much clutter. Solution: 3D printed parts to mount a mast on the wall This past fall, the last of my…

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Rite of Rejection, by Sarah Negovetich (40:00)

Today’s survivor teaches us that treating readers as intelligent collaborators pays dividends.