Category Archives: Immerse Or Die

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The Watch (The Red Series Book 1), by Amanda Witt (19:58)

Today we see that it’s important to establish your narrator’s perspective early on, or risk leaving the reader feeling like the rules suddenly changed. What I gleaned about the story:…

Owned, by Jess C Scott (3:41)

Today we see that you can deviate from any rule of usage if you give the reader a reason to trust your change of course. What I gleaned about the…

The Prince of Ravens, by Hal Emerson (40:00)

Today we see that once an author has earned your trust, your patience is usually rewarded.

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Short Stories of the Twenty-first Century, by Prescott Fry (1:14)

Today we see that if readers have been primed to expect exuberant and flowery prose, then they are less likely to automatically discard humorous misinterpretations without even realising. What I…

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Three Short Fairytales, by G. Wulfing (1:03)

Today we see that sometimes, it isn’t the narrator who seems unreliable; it’s the author. What I gleaned about the stories: People who spend a lot of time standing around…