Category Archives: Immerse Or Die

Surviving the Fog, by Stan Morris (15:33)

The take-away lesson from today’s reading is the importance of managing narrative time flow.

Self Made, by Darusha Wehm (18:09)

Today I realized how hard I have to struggle, as a reader, to recover after a serious stumble on the opening page. The book is actually stronger than my experience of it suggests, but I have to report what happened to me – not what I think will happen to other people.

Ultimate Duty, by Marva Dasef (19:45)

A good example of how “Show don’t tell” doesn’t mean what you think it means, and its implications for achieving immersion.

River of Possibilities, by Marti Lawrence (19:37)

In today’s excursion, we learn that stories that don’t breathe can suffocate a reader.

The Improbable Rise of Singularity Girl, by Bryce Anderson (40:00)

Today marks the first book to go the distance, and at the same time, teaches us that even a forty-minute champ can have a blemish or two.