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New IOD-TV Episode: Temporal Whiplash

No matter how you slice it, sometimes you just have to refer to the past, but it’s surprising how often indie writers create problems for themselves when they do.

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IOD-TV Episode #5: Squeaky Wheel Syndrome

Not all immersion busters are actually errors. Sometimes, perfectly sensible prose can backfire.

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New IOD-TV Episode: What is immersion anyway?

A working definition of immersion, and how it can help you write more engaging fiction.

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The Fire Mages, by Pauline M. Ross (29:29)

Today a young girl named Kyra takes us on a whirlwind journey to her heart’s desire, but forgets to let us experience it with her.

The Grey Bastards, by Jonathan French (40:00)

Today we see that every grumble from a reader costs the author credi… Today we see that names giveth and names taketh away.