Tag Archives: thriller

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A Very Short Collection of Shorts, by Rebecca Welch (1:15)

Today we see that stereotypes can work against you. What I gleaned about the stories: Words pass under eyes. Form sentences. Pages turn. The reader is unsettled before they know…

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Short Stories of the Days to Come, by Kenny Yao and Kevin Yao (0:40)

Today we see several ways to erode a reader’s confidence before they even reach page one. What I gleaned about the stories: Apparently, the United Nations has several locations. Find…

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Trio: Three Short Stories, by Danielle de Valera (1:00)

Today we see that if syntax out of order your is, readers will assume either that you are Master Yoda, or that you didn’t hire an editor. What I gleaned…

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Waiter! There’s a Clue in My Soup, by Camille Leguire (40:00)

Today we see that readers are more likely to accept a large bundle of facts if they’re presented in a natural way. What I gleaned about the stories: Throughout history,…

Owned, by Jess C Scott (3:41)

Today we see that you can deviate from any rule of usage if you give the reader a reason to trust your change of course. What I gleaned about the…