Category Archives: Immerse Or Die

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Deadline, by Keith B Walters (1:18)

Today we see that some kinds of errors can convince readers that your book is haunted. But not in a good way. What I gleaned about the stories: People who…

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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…

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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…

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Evenings with Littleberry and Other Short Stories, by A.S. Morrison (1:28)

Today we see that if an error is famous enough to have a well-known name, readers will make the mark against your prose both larger and blacker. What I gleaned…

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Lily Marin: three short steampunk stories, by Paul Kater (1:21)

Today we see that focusing on minutia can damage the reader’s trust as much as leaving out key details. What I gleaned about the stories: If you’re a singer in…