Category Archives: Immerse Or Die

The Last Outpost, by Hannah Ross (2:04)

Today we see that early warning signs are n often correct.

Just a Little Terrible, by Vincent V. Cava (1:34)

Today we see that distracting formatting can prevent a reader from even remembering your prose. What I gleaned about the stories: True evil is not raised to brush its teeth…

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Power for Two Minutes and Other Unrealities, by Mjke Woods (1:18)

Today we see that if your front matter contradicts your cover and blurb, readers are trained to mistrust you even before they start reading. What I gleaned about the stories:…

Her demonic Angel: and other short stories, by Joy Mutter (0:32)

Today we see that adjectives have a proper ordering and sound wrong when that’s violated. [See here for details.] What I gleaned about the stories: The tendency of teenagers to…

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The Jack of Souls, by Stephen Merlino (40:00)

Today’s From the Firehose produces a survivor! Huzzah!