Tag Archives: magic

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The Apples of Idunn: Eschaton Cycle, by Matt Larkin (40:00)

Today we see that when your marketing matches your book, it will hook readers who love your book. What I gleaned about the story: Odin’s father has died, leaving him…

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A Conspiracy of Shadows, by Randy Nargi (2:35)

Today we see that creating cognitive dissonance for the reader is a great way to sever the immersion.

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Broken Wizards, by Jeffrey Bardwell (4:55)

Today we see that inadequate editing is the fastest way to derail the immersion train. What I gleaned about the story: A youth who looks like the magistrate’s son is…

The Prince of Ravens, by Hal Emerson (40:00)

Today we see that once an author has earned your trust, your patience is usually rewarded.