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A Sincere Warning About The Entity In Your Home

Just in time for halloween, UK horror writer and Doctor Who author Jason Arnopp has released new ebook for Kindle – with a rather unsettling twist. It can also be delivered as a very, very personal letter…

The Writing Platform event – 8th November

The Writing Platform invites published and self-published writers, publishers and others interested in finding out more about digital publishing to more »

Immersive Writing Lab at the London Transmedia Festival

I attended Portal Entertainment’s Immersive Writing Lab on Friday. Part of the London Transmedia Festival, the day was full of talk of storyworlds, role-play, audiences – and real excitement.

Why School Libraries Matter (Hint: It’s Not Just About the Books)

On the day of the mass lobby of parliament for school libraries, author and commentator Jeff Norton reflects on the important role school libraries play in nurturing future talent and economic prosperity.

A Clockwork Orange

James Clayton tries out the exciting new A Clockwork Orange app for iPad. Viddy well then droogies – will it live up to the hype?

ABNORMAL: a new approach to novel writing

After a series of near-misses with traditional publishing, Sara Sheikh is putting social media to work for her latest novel-in-instalments, ABNORMAL

The Tiger Who Came to Tea

HarperCollins have recently released an animated ebook of Judith Kerr’s children’s classic, The Tiger Who Came to Tea, using iBooks Author – Apple’s free application built specifically for the creation of multi-touch books for the iPad.

Do you NaNoWriMo?

National Novel Writing Month is upon us again, with more than 75,000 people around the world expected to take part. Managing Editor Leila Johnston meets some NaNoWriMo alumni.

Lovelace and Babbage

Sydney Padua’s crime fighting geeks first took the world of apps by storm last autumn. One year on, Neil Hopkins looks at the latest version of Lovelace & Babbage.

The Silent History

Quiet and considered, the apocalyptic testimonies of ‘The Silent History’ contrast starkly with other interactive story experiments. But the speculative fiction project bursts with interesting performative characteristics. Overlap’s Rob Barker investigates…

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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.