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The Fall, by M.J. McGriff (3:11)

Today we see that if the reader can’t get a stable sense of where they are in the universe, it’s hard for immersion to ever take hold.

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Ghouls in the digital age

Favorite new sentence today: We were digging through the data of the dead; post-modern grave-robbers disturbing the slumber of the people I had loved.

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Some paybacks are worth waiting for

Favorite new sentence today:¬†Yukel was an exceedingly hard man not to punch, but I took one for the team and added it to his tab. One day there was definitely…

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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.

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The Great Turning, by Lesli Richardson (5:15)

Today we see that a page of mundane travel details is a risky way to start a book.

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