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Why Present Tense Bugs Me In Fiction

A couple of days ago, I released this┬áreport summarizing the WTFs that have tripped me up during the first 50 ImmerseOrDie Reports, discussing┬ásome insights and statistics I’ve pulled together about…

The 5 Most Common Writing Mistakes That Break Reader Immersion

Today marks the publication of the 50th review in my ImmerseOrDie indie book review series. This article today is a reflection on the first 50 such reviews, and a synthesis of A) whether or not I’ve been consistent in my evaluations, and B) trends I’m seeing in the causes of those immersion breaks.