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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

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]

[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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Resonance 104.4fm Announces A Major Commitment To Books Coverage

Tony White, author and chair of the board of directors ofResonance104.4fm, London’s award-winning arts radio station, today confirmed a sustained commitment to regular books programming across the Resonance104.4fm schedules, in advance of Resonance’s special live broadcast of Jerwood Fiction Uncovered FM on 13 July.

Chris Meade presents A Night of Nearly

Chris Meade presents an hour long show that forms part of ‘What Didn’t Quite’, a transmedianovel-in-progress, with songs composed by more »

Entertainment on the Move: Innovation Contest

IC tomorrow has £100k in funding for innovation in entertainment on the move across music, books, magazines and interactive entertainment and games.