Category Archives: Immerse Or Die

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Of Cinder & Bone, by Kyoko M. (2:00)

Today we see that character descriptions are supposed to be easy to read. Helpful. Not mineralogical treatises.

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Becoming Estevan and Other Science-Fiction Tales of Love & Obsession, by McCamy Taylor (0:17)

Today we see that if the opening pages of your book suggest you haven’t spent time on it, readers won’t either. What I gleaned about the stories: Sometimes, characters will—…

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Dungeons & Diamonds, by Zeppy Cheng (6:14)

Today we see that building a good story and rendering good prose are two distinct skills.

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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…