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Archive for May, 2010

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A celebration of eavesdropping

At the Birmingham Spring Thing festival, Jo Bell and the novelist David Calcutt unveil their brainchild Bugged – a massive and memorable creative happening.

Corpoetics ‘found’ poetry

Corpoetics is a collection of ‘found’ poetry from the websites of well-known brands and corporations. Writer Nick Asbury visited various company websites, found the closest thing to a corporate overview or mission statement, then set about rearranging the words into poetry.

Marvel at the opportunity

The iPad is very sleek and so is Marvel’s app. There’s a great opportunity here to reinvigorate the comic format.

Paper Radio

Paper Radio is an audio journal based in Melbourne, Australia. Its takes stories by Australasian writers and raconteurs from the page and make them audible, with custom sound design and illustration.

City Poems 2003

A continually updated biography of a city that readers discover on their mobile phones while they walk around their city.

Significantly richer than you

Significant Objects is the brainchild of journalist Rob Walker, whose Consumed column appears in the New York Times Magazine, and Josh Glenn, whose book Taking Things Seriously looks at how we invest ordinary objects with extraordinary significance.

Stories in Sound

Airports are peculiar places, full of noise. Crowded seating halls, humming machines, strange people in starched uniforms behaving starchly, ready more »

Guardian text message poetry competition 2001

In May 2001 the Guardian newspaper ran a text message poetry competition. Readers were asked to send poems by text more »

Collaboration for success

How to publish children’s early readers without a publisher or company backing?

Using the new to exploit the old

At CompletelyNovel we bring together a number of parts of the publishing world that have typically been seen as incompatible. more »

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Online Game launched to coincide with Peter Carey’s Amnesia

To mark the publication of Peter Carey’s new novel Amnesia, Penguin Random House Australia has launched an interactive online game more »

Storyjacker and Contentment win IC tomorrow contest

Storyjacker and Contentment are among four UK start-ups selected by Innovate UK’s digital programme, IC tomorrow, as winners of its more »

New Media Writing Prize 2014: Submissions Open

Submissions are now open for the 2014 The New Media Writing Prize. The prize, now in its fourth year, was set up by Jim Pope of Bournemouth University, to showcase exciting and inventive stories that integrate a variety of formats, platforms, and digital media.