Category Archives: Immerse Or Die

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Criminalities: Three Short Crime Stories and an Essay, by Barry Ergang (1:42)

Today we see that if reading your first sentence feels like being nailed by a truck load of nine irons, readers might take a powder on the rest. What I…

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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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Everblossom: A Short Story and Poetry Anthology, by Larissa Hinton (2:37)

Today we see that the road to pronouns must be paved with concrete. What I gleaned about the stories: When a face gets slapped, it’s a grim sight whether it’s…

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Rise of the Overlord, by Kevin Potter (3:26)

Today we see that when the conditions of a prophecy are completely under the characters’ control, it’s hard to be impressed when the prophecy is fulfilled. What I gleaned about…

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Short Stories: Volume 1, by Liam Mor (1:10)

Today we see that if your formatting makes reading the page feel like wading through a swamp, readers might give up and head to shore. What I gleaned about the…