Tag Archives: action

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Amber Fang, Book 2: Betrayal, by Arthur Slade (40:00)

Today we see that playing to your protagonist’s strengths can inspire an engaging start. What I gleaned about the story: Vampires are awesome in the cold. And a smart-assed AI…

Rated R: Kill Team One, by Mike Leon (11:02)

Today we see that narrating a movie-watching experience falls far short of conveying the story.

Groom of the Tyrannosaur Queen, by Daniel M. Bensen (16:50)

Today we see a great premise weakened by a bit of sloppy spelling.

INCEPTION: How to make a reader feel an emotion

Elsewhere, I’ve talked about the theory that causing people to think in a way associated with a particular mood can often cause them to experience the mood itself. Before today,…