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Composition No.1 for iPad

As a reading experience it’s a complete challenge but fascinating how digital can almost force the reader to approach narrative in a different way.

The inquisitive nature of audience

Punchdrunk’s latest production, ‘Sleep No More’, a contemporary piece based around Shakespeare’s Macbeth, set in a New York nightclub is no exception.

Dispatches from the frontline of the ebook revolution

Three or four years ago, that would have ended my hopes of ever seeing an English language version of my novel. Not any more.

Taking literary festival experiences online

The question I was asking myself was, when are literary festivals going to start reflecting the massive surge in ebook sales the industry is reporting?

New Tech, New Stories – the Pioneers of Digital Publishing

Designers, developers and forward-looking publishers are pushing the boundaries of the storytelling experience. Produced by digital design studio ustwo™, this short documentary, New Tech, New Stories – the Pioneers of Digital Publishing, provides a unique insight into the future of the book.

City Stories: Medical London iPhone app

Holidays often consisted of walks using home-made itineraries with maps glued together with photocopies of points of interest, restaurant reviews and literary cuttings.

ustwo™ launches PAPERCUT!

ustwo™ developed the project in collaboration with Shortfire Press, and is now making available works from three leading British authors to showcase – novelist and non-fiction writer Richard Beard, award winning Nadifa Mohamed and poet and illustrator Laura Dockrill.

Ladybird ‘Me Books’ App

You remember those Ladybird books you read as a child: The Gingerbread Man, The Little Red Hen, Cinderella? Quite possibly the best size and format children’s books ever published?

Cinderella App

We were curious to see Nosy Crow’s take on this children’s favourite – as it sure ain’t the only Cinderella app in the store. But with Kate Wilson’s assurance that Nosy Crow have ‘taken interactive storytelling to the next level’ this time, we put our concerns to one side and straightened our tiaras…

Narrative created on @HuffPostBooks twitter feed

From Tuesday 13th September Daniel Sinker will be tweeting an exclusive story set in the future, about the end of ebooks, relying on the public to tweet back, and interact with the narrative.

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