Tag Archives: fantasy

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Stories From Social Media, by Ray Daley (0:55)

Today we see that readers reaching the end of your story isn’t a victory if they leave feeling cheated. What I gleaned about the stories: However train tracks are arranged,…

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Thief’s Blade, by C. Greenwood (7:06)

Today we see that sometimes the problem is not with the prose: it’s with the heading used to label it.

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A Conspiracy of Shadows, by Randy Nargi (8:43)

Today we see a fascinating hiccup in the ImmerseOrDie system. Note from Jefferson: Due to a scheduling mix-up, this book ended up being reviewed twice—once by myself and once by…

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Lily Marin: three short steampunk stories, by Paul Kater (1:21)

Today we see that focusing on minutia can damage the reader’s trust as much as leaving out key details. What I gleaned about the stories: If you’re a singer in…

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A Conspiracy of Shadows, by Randy Nargi (2:35)

Today we see that creating cognitive dissonance for the reader is a great way to sever the immersion.