Category Archives: storytelling

Mobile and game-based storytelling

A fine new book on mobile storytelling has just appeared in print.  It’s edited by Jason Farman, and entitled The Mobile Story (Routledge, 2014; Amazon).  Articles address a wide range of issues, from augmented reality to museums, GPS, texting, and haunting. … Continue reading

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Your chat bot, yourself

what would i say? is a fun Web experiment, a bot that generates simulated Facebook status updates based on your own Facebooking.  Connect with Facebook, and the bot attempts to be you, combining randomly selected bits of your writing. Technically speaking, it … Continue reading

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Storytelling by Twitter

Seattle Noir is yet another Twitter-based storytelling project.  It’s microstorytelling, really, as each bit of story consists of a single Tweet. Said Tweets combine noir fiction (plot and/or style) with life in Seattle, flagged by the hashtag #SeattleNoir.  For example, … Continue reading

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The jock, the tragic love, the digital hoax

[T]he death, then, of a beautiful woman is, unquestionably, the most poetical topic in the world — and equally is it beyond doubt that the lips best suited for such topic are those of a bereaved lover. -Poe, “The Philosophy … Continue reading

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