Tag Archives: dystopia

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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:…

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The Darwin Protocol, by William Oday (9:54)

Today we see that even evil conspirators need proper motivations for their evil conspiring. What I gleaned about the story: Dr. Reshenko is at a meeting with the most important,…

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Defragmenting Daniel, by Jason Werbeloff (21:13)

Today we see that an intriguing premise can blunt the impact of technical problems. We also see that Bryce has a squeamish tummy.

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Resistance (Divided Elements #1), by Mikhaeyla Kopievsky (7:39)

Today we see that a writing style that draws attention to itself can be a double-edged chainsaw.

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Rite of Rejection, by Sarah Negovetich (40:00)

Today’s survivor teaches us that treating readers as intelligent collaborators pays dividends.