Category Archives: Immerse Or Die

A Threat of Shadows, by JA Andrews (A minority report)

Today we see that not all readers respond the same way to a given story.

Crimson Night and Other Short Stories, by Jaron Camp (1:12)

Today we see that a typographical error can trick the reader into expecting a different story from the one they get.

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The Mundane Collective, by TB Löklund (9:32)

Today we see that promising characters and conflicts sometimes struggle to be seen behind cluttered prose.

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Dark Corners, by Kelsi Summers (1:30)

Today we see that even if readers don’t know the relevant rules, awkward nuances can still be jarring. Sometimes jarring enough to break immersion.

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A Threat of Shadows, by JA Andrews (13:26)

Today we see that fantasy capitalization syndrome can ruin a good story.