Tag Archives: monsters

More Than Monsters, by J.M. Riou (16:33)

Today we see that if an author can’t handle common verb tenses, even a strong story will eventually shake readers into the shrubbery.

Hungry Gods, by J.D. Brink (8:56)

Today we see that a casual reference to a common human experience that is not common can completely disrupt immersion.

The Path of Flames, by Phil Tucker (40:00)

Today we see that another way to grab readers is not with action, but with the imminent expectation of action.

Dark Horse, by Jay Swanson (8:45)

Today we see that inauspicious word choices can shatter the spell of immersion.