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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 »

Endgame

The Endgame ARG: New Beginnings or More of the Same?

Anthony Mullins

“What about you? What are you waiting for? The Revolution? End times? Forget waiting. The revolution is here and you need to know the truth.” —  Stella, Endgame: The Calling This was the urgent message Stella had for me as I watched the video promoting the alternate reality game (ARG) accompanying Endgame: The Calling, the first in… Read more »

Experience

CB Radio

1.4 for Copy: An Interactive Sound Sculpture

Kelly Jones & Linda Sandvik

Kelly Jones and Linda Sandvik are one of two teams we are supporting through the 2015 Writing Platform Bursary Programme, in association with Creative Writing at Bath Spa University. Writer, Kelly, and technologist, Linda, applied to the programme as individuals and were paired by the selection panel because of their shared interests, complementary skill and their… Read more »