Tag Archives: traditional ghost story

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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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Dark Matter: Short Stories and Poems, by Rose Perez (1:46)

Today we see that stories without emotional content are clad in immersion-proof armor. What I gleaned about the stories: Some ghosts are so lacking in dramatic back-story that they become less…

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The Drifter: and other short stories, by Robert Scott-Norton (17:34)

Today we see that invented or foreign prose that is close to English needs to be lampshaded or it feels like an error.

Aurelia: six ghost stories, by David Bramhall (0:56)

Today we see that immersion needs more than a series of statements connected together.  What I gleaned about the stories: People who don’t use any sort of name lead tedious…

Dancing and Other Stories, by Harriet Steel (2:14)

Today we see that mistakes on the first page of a story can push a reader away before they’ve found any reason to continue. What I gleaned about the stories:…