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The need for publishers to engage with ‘story’

Transmedia in publishing is a slow starter. There are a series of ‘what ifs’ to consider and to encourage publishers to deliver across a series of platforms other than book is asking them to take new risks…


bookleteer is designed to help all kinds of people and organisations to create and publish their own publications as Diffusion Shareables – eBooks and StoryCubes – that are free to download, print out and make up.

Surrender Control

An interactive work that responds to the intimate context of the mobile phone and of SMS as a form of communication.


[murmur] records stories told by city residents about places in their neighbourhoods that they care about.

Tim Kring and Nokia unveil cross-platform storytelling format

“Heroes” creator Tim Kring and Nokia have just unveiled Conspiracy For Good (CFG), a new cross-platform storytelling format that blends virtual and real-world tasks to affect social change through audience participation.

Judging panel announced for Spoken Ink competition

Spoken Ink has announced the judging panel for it first audiostory competition, which will give authors worldwide the opportunity to have their work published and narrated by a leading actor.

the3six5 project

the3six5 project invites a different person to write an entry about their experience that day – everyday for 365 days. more »

ElectricLit iPad app

Electric Literature has now released an iPad edition, ElectricLit FREE, featuring enhanced video playback, a built-in audiobook, live readings by Electric Literature authors, full-colour images, large-screen design and interactive graphics.

That syncing feeling

If I can read on my new iPhone4, then why would I bother to invest in an iPad? It is after all, just a big iPhone but with less features isn’t it?

Literary magazines in the digital framework

Literary magazines have a very interesting place in this collection of stranded dodgems, because they are hedged in by books and magazines and newspapers which are all about to be pitched headlong into a new digital framework.

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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.

Crowd-editing Publisher Invites Readers to Make Good Books Better

Advance Editions, launched 23 of this month is a bold new approach to both publishing and crowd-sourcing by drawing on the experience and knowledge of readers worldwide.