Tag Archives: editing

51 things that break reader immersion, with examples

The ImmerseOrDie Report began in June of 2014, and since then, I’ve put 204 books to my simple test. Every morning, I get on my treadmill, open a new indie…

The 5 Most Common Writing Mistakes That Break Reader Immersion

Today marks the publication of the 50th review in my ImmerseOrDie indie book review series. This article today is a reflection on the first 50 such reviews, and a synthesis of A) whether or not I’ve been consistent in my evaluations, and B) trends I’m seeing in the causes of those immersion breaks.