Category Archives: Immerse Or Die

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The Darwin Protocol, by William Oday (9:54)

Today we see that even evil conspirators need proper motivations for their evil conspiring. What I gleaned about the story: Dr. Reshenko is at a meeting with the most important,…

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Short Stories and Flash Fiction, by Alice de Sturler (0:46)

Today we see that if the technical side of your ebook isn’t smooth enough to fade into the background, readers might not get as far as your prose. What I…

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Walking: Five Short Stories from the Sands, by W.G. White (4:58)

Today we see that establishing a world where things are clearly different doesn’t mean readers won’t apply their own assumptions anyway. What I gleaned about the stories: The world we…

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Less than Noble, by J.M. Riou (40:00)

When a book’s opening gives the reader pause, the clock is already ticking. At that point, there isn’t much time to win them back, but today we see that it…

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Strange Stories And Novellas, by Jillian Kulp (0:56)

Today we see that, while a spellchecker is no substitute for an editor, readers will be strongly concerned if a book hasn’t even been spellchecked. What I gleaned about the…