Category Archives: Immerse Or Die Survivor

Tell the Octopus and other short stories, by Jonathan Day (40:00)

Today we see that providing a nickname or other glimpse of how a character lives can make a reader see them better than any amount of describing their appearance. [For…

Maladaptation, by Adan Ramie (40:00)

Today we see that, when you’re writing in tight POV, any description of a thing is also a description of the character doing the describing. What I gleaned about the…

Amber Fang, Book 2: Betrayal, by Arthur Slade (40:00)

Today we see that playing to your protagonist’s strengths can inspire an engaging start. What I gleaned about the story: Vampires are awesome in the cold. And a smart-assed AI…

Who Likes Short Shorts? by Peter Sortwell (40:00)

Today we see that deft writing can overcome a few distracting glitches. What I gleaned about the stories: If you want to commit suicide without dying, plan your approach in…