Tag Archives: magic

IOD score card

The Fire Mages, by Pauline M. Ross (29:29)

Today a young girl named Kyra takes us on a whirlwind journey to her heart’s desire, but forgets to let us experience it with her.

The Grey Bastards, by Jonathan French (40:00)

Today we see that every grumble from a reader costs the author credi… Today we see that names giveth and names taketh away.

IOD score card

Made in the Image of the Goddess, by Chantelle Griffin (2:41)

Today we see that low-level grammar and punctuation errors can kick the reader out of a story before it even starts.

A Threat of Shadows, by JA Andrews (A minority report)

Today we see that not all readers respond the same way to a given story.

IOD score card

The Mundane Collective, by TB Löklund (9:32)

Today we see that promising characters and conflicts sometimes struggle to be seen behind cluttered prose.