Category Archives: Immerse Or Die

The Space Between, by Scott J. Robinson (33:30)

Today we see that major story motives have to be convincing or readers won’t buy into the crisis that drives the plot.

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The Drifter: and other short stories, by Robert Scott-Norton (17:34)

Today we see that invented or foreign prose that is close to English needs to be lampshaded or it feels like an error.

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White Rabbit Society, by Brendan Detzner (3:59)

Today we see an intriguing story set in a magical house derailed by distracting and unintended patterns in the prose.

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The Weatherman, by Laurie Axinn Gienapp (10:14)

Today we see that even if you’re trying to create a bit of mystery, some details need to be clearly established up front.

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Duty: Suspense and Mystery Stories from the Cold War and Beyond, by Martin Roy Hill (2:50)

Today we see that strong emotional experiences should hold the narrator’s interest from more than an instant.