Tag Archives: mystery

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Sonoran Dreams: Three Short Stories from Exile, by Robb Grindstaff (2:33)

Today we see that lists of things are supposed to be easy to read.

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The Day That Never Comes, by Caimh McDonnell (40:00)

Today we see that the flashforward is more like a blaster than a lightsaber: not the most elegant or civilized weapon in the author’s armory, but in the right hands it does the job. We also learn that funny is good, so please send Bryce more funny books.

Crimson Night and Other Short Stories, by Jaron Camp (1:12)

Today we see that a typographical error can trick the reader into expecting a different story from the one they get.

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Dark Corners, by Kelsi Summers (1:30)

Today we see that even if readers don’t know the relevant rules, awkward nuances can still be jarring. Sometimes jarring enough to break immersion.

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Colossus, by Jette Harris (6:26)

Today we see that one disruption of immersion can be the cause of more disruptions later.