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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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God and the Saber-Toothed Tiger and other stories, by Ed Weiss (1:21)

Today we see that readers are looking for your stories; not your “awesome guy achievement awards.” What I gleaned about the stories: If you’re in a queue to pay, you…

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Zombie Zeitgeist, by J Cornell Michel (1:15)

Today we see that starting in the middle of the action shouldn’t mean chopping off the start of events. What I gleaned about the stories: Dave put the book of…

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A Very Short Collection of Shorts, by Rebecca Welch (1:15)

Today we see that stereotypes can work against you. What I gleaned about the stories: Words pass under eyes. Form sentences. Pages turn. The reader is unsettled before they know…

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Short Stories of the Days to Come, by Kenny Yao and Kevin Yao (0:40)

Today we see several ways to erode a reader’s confidence before they even reach page one. What I gleaned about the stories: Apparently, the United Nations has several locations. Find…