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Immersive Research

So you want to tell a story and you want to base it in a world or culture that’s very different from the one you and your readers live in.

How do you keep it from seeming contrived or flat? How do you build such a world in a way that makes it believable to a reader who’s never been there?

Well, you can spend months or even years building up a world structure down to the barest molecule and cultural norm – and it can still fall flat.

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