Category Archives: Immerse Or Die

IOD Score Card 40:00

A Man With One Of Those Faces, by Caimh McDonnell (40:00)

Today we get a thoroughly enjoyable start, and the first pure mystery novel to survive the treadmill.

Cross Examinations: Crime in Columbus, by John Hegenberger (2:16)

Today we see that description readers can trust is twice as important in a crime story.

Enchanting the King, by E.D. Walker (4:21)

Today we see that when the visuals are in conflict, readers can get trapped trying to make sense of them, rather than staying in the story.

There Comes a Time, by J.J. Green (2:24)

Today we are reminded that most people expect the near future to still have access to the things we enjoy today, unless told otherwise What I gleaned about the stories:…

Invasion, by Sean Platt and Johnny B. Truant (40:00)

Today we see another IOD survivor, and appropriately enough, it’s a story about survivors. But I’m still waiting for a glimmer of something new.