Articles Tagged: writing

Ross Raisin on Storyjacker

My recent experience of playing Bamboo on the Storyjacker site was my first involvement with any kind of digital writing game.  As such, I was very intrigued, and somewhat apprehensive, about what might happen – a state of mind that I think is, or should be, integral to the experience of writing.  In a certain… Read more »

Literary Conference: Writing in a Digital Age

Early Bird booking is now open for The Literary Consultancy’s Literary Conference: Writing in a Digital Age. This three-day event is for writers and those working with writers, across all publishing environments. With talks and panels by 30+ industry specialists (Nielsen, United Agents, Kobo, Faber&Faber, Inkle, Granta Books, Amazon and more) plus a bonus third… Read more »

Australia Council for the Arts Digital Writing Residency Opportunity

The Writing Platform

Applications for the Cube Production Residency Program are now open to writers with experience in delivering high-quality literary programs whose practice intersects digital media, and Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM). The Cube is one of the world’s largest digital interactive learning and display spaces, and is part of the Science and Engineering Centre at Queensland University of… Read more »

Handy Tools for Writers

The Writing Platform team has compiled a list of handy tools available to writers online. The list includes tools to help with everything from planning and collaborating to building interactive and multimedia stories and publishing and selling your work. To view the list follow this link: Online Tools for Writers We’re keen to hear about the… Read more »

Bath Spa PHD Studentships in Digital Creative Writing

The Writing Platform Team

PhD Studentships for practice-based digital creative writing, writing for games, and transmedia at Bath Spa University Bath Spa University has a very strong creative writing PhD programme (both campus based and low residency).  With the Sept 2012 professorial appointments of Kate Pullinger and Naomi Alderman, the university is rapidly increasing the presence of digital literature,… Read more »

The Writing Platform Panel at the 2013 Newcastle Writing Conference

The Writing Platform Team

The Newcastle Writing Conference presents an opportunity for new and emerging fiction writers to explore and learn about trends in publishing, new markets for writing, as well as a chance to connect with other authors and industry experts. The conference is presented by New Writing North and Northumbria University and will approach the publishing industry… Read more »

Crossing Continents With Transmedia

Barry Nugent

The first time someone mentioned the term transmedia to me I was already collaborating with four project teams. We were working to produce a comic anthology centered on my urban fantasy novel Fallen Heroes. I was also co-writing the first episode of an audio drama spin off. The name I gave to this transmedia project… Read more »

Immersive Writing Lab Series #2: How To Create Characters

Mike Jones, Portal Entertainment

If you’re a writer interested in finding out more about immersive entertainment – discovering how your audiences can be immersed and play an active part in your story – then we have a great series of specialist immersive writing guides made available to The Writing Platform by Portal Entertainment and the Immersive Writing Lab team. The guides, created by… Read more »