Tag Archives: horror

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Eight Unreal Stories, by John Carter (1:42)

Today we see that an error can hit harder if readers think you aren’t the sort of author who’d make it. What I gleaned about the stories: The protagonists of…

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Disturbed: A collection of five disturbing tales, by Michael Riddell and JJ Riddell (0:38)

Today we see that if the copyright declaration (where every word matters) contains multiple basic issues, readers will assume the rest of the book is even less polished. What I…

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Short Stories Part 1., by L.L. Caulton (1:16)

Today we see that issues common to one point-of-view are equally distracting when they occur in others. What I gleaned about the stories: Postmen, alarm clocks, and other normal trappings…

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Kissed by Literature, by Jordan Elizabeth (40:00)

Today’s survivor shows us that the best twist endings come as a surprise AND are still consistent with the evidence shown. What I gleaned about the stories: Children, lacking experience…

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Zombie Zeitgeist, by J Cornell Michel (1:15)

Today we see that starting in the middle of the action shouldn’t mean chopping off the start of events. What I gleaned about the stories: Dave put the book of…