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The Night Circus – an opening out of the storyworld

…the book will add resonance and new understanding to that narrative when the allusions and story strands can be traced back to a referent in the original text…

Fiction Uncovered App

Fiction Uncovered has released a really lovely, tie-in Fiction Uncovered 2011 App for iPhone and iPad which is being supported by iBookstore UK…

Future Writer: the impact of digitization on established and new writers

The Literary Platform’s Sophie Rochester, The Bookseller’s Philip Jones, novelist and digital writer Kate Pullinger and Tea-Fuelled Art’s (and Birkbeck more »

Digital Storytelling at The National

“…ignoring possibilities in the online world is not a long-term option for anyone in the content creation business.”

Logging on in Sarajevo

“The internet is very good at presenting stuff that’s trending, but it’s also pretty good at keeping some things in the dark.”

A novel experiment

In February this year, I mailed out 120 cardboard tubes – each a metre long – to colleagues, friends and more »

FutureBook and Literary Platform launch Innovation Workshop

The FutureBook Innovation Workshop will take place on 16th June 2011, and is being run in association with us -  more »

Behind the scenes of Nursery Rhymes with Storytime

Just when things seem to be getting a bit ‘same ol’, same ol’ in the digital publishing arena, digital design more »

Book Hack Day London

Post by Sam Keenan, Perera Book Hackday is an event that brings together people from the publishing and digital industries more »

Publishers and developers set for dance off

This is their chance to show us what they can do – I’m anticipating the event to run a little bit like the Run DMC vs Jason Nevins video where there’s a big dance off.

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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.