Category Archives: Immerse Or Die

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The Chained Adept, by Karen Myers (4:50)

Today we learn that it’s hard to engage with a story when the narrator won’t tell the reader what’s going on.

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Black Cat Tales: Black Anne and Other Short Stories, by Andy Morris (0:56)

Today we see that if your first paragraph loses the reader, the rest don’t matter.

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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.

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Selected Short Stories featuring Analog Memory, by Nicolas Wilson (1:59)

Today we see that some aspects of real human conversation, when rendered in fiction, make the story difficult to follow.

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The Eagle’s Flight, by Daniel E. Olesen (26:57)

Today we see that good prose needs an assist from narrative action.