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Three Short Fairytales, by G. Wulfing (1:03)

Today we see that sometimes, it isn’t the narrator who seems unreliable; it’s the author. What I gleaned about the stories: People who spend a lot of time standing around…

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The Plan and other short stories, by Stephen Brandon (1:32)

Today we see that if something in your fiction causes a reader to recheck the copyright page, your hook isn’t even in the water. What I gleaned about the stories:…

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Ghost Stories, by Ron Ripley (1:33)

Today we see that telling readers something they can easily work out on their own can destroy a mental image as easily as missing out a key detail. What I…

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Heaven’s Jubilee And Other Short Stories, by Faith Blum (1:10)

Today we see that readers will assume obvious differences are significant. What I gleaned about the stories: Exercise can be better for keeping warm than staying still; especially if one…

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Short Stories and Flash Fiction, by Alice de Sturler (0:46)

Today we see that if the technical side of your ebook isn’t smooth enough to fade into the background, readers might not get as far as your prose. What I…