Resource

The Death of Chatterton by Henry Wallis

Online Presence: Pros, Perils and Possibilities

Angela Slatter

I often hear newer writers (of varying ages) say they want their writing to speak for itself. They’re filled with disdain for publishers who look for an online presence, and utterly scornful of writers who actively and efficiently use social media to their advantage. What I generally say to such writers (after I stop laughing)… Read more »

Opinion

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The Impacts of Interactive Storytelling: A Case Study of Jupiter Ascending

Mez Breeze

Warning: the following contains potentially crucial, but mostly lukewarm, spoilers for the film “Jupiter Ascending”. Consider yourself notified. My first critical thought on viewing the latest Wachowski filmsprawl actually wasn’t one. And by stating this, I’m not intending any smartarse obscuration, though I am aware that even using that term “filmsprawl” could firmly place me… Read more »

Copyright: Attacking or Evolving

Copyright: Attacking or Evolving?

John Degen

The arguments over copyright and copyright law in the digital age have been rumbling along for years now, sometimes erupting into mainstream view, other times sinking back beneath the public radar once again. In Canada a small tweak to copyright legislation resulted in a large loss of income for many writers when the principle of… Read more »

Experience

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Provocare: Murderous Feminism in Liminal Fiction

Meg Vann

“Queensland Digital Writing on the international stage: QUT and The Writing Platform” is an Arts Queensland-funded programme which supports collaborations between writers and interactive designers to develop works for exhibition on The Writing Platform.  The first project supported by the programme is ‘Provocare‘, a digital fiction, created by Meg Vann, Mez Breeze and Donna Hancox.  ‘Provocare’… Read more »

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Why I Love RPGs

Mathilde

Now more than ever, writers are moving away from traditional narratives and towards interactive and experimental storytelling. Role-Playing Games (RPG) enable each participant to assume the role of a character that can interact within the game’s imaginary world. Participants create in-depth storylines and develop highly complex skills in character development and pacing. And with a… Read more »