Category Archives: Immerse Or Die Survivor

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Kissed by Literature, by Jordan Elizabeth (40:00)

Today’s survivor shows us that the best twist endings come as a surprise AND are still consistent with the evidence shown. What I gleaned about the stories: Children, lacking experience…

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Squawk of the Were-Chicken, by Richard J. Kendrick (40:00)

Today we see that when your opening image is of an egg harvester invention launching errant eggs at the inventor’s mother, readers tend to stick around to see what could…

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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,…

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Momentary Stasis, by P.R. Adams (40:00)

Today we see that when you set your story in the distant future, readers will be disappointed if they don’t see much evidence of it. Distract them with non-stop action….

The Prince of Ravens, by Hal Emerson (40:00)

Today we see that once an author has earned your trust, your patience is usually rewarded.