Category Archive: Writing

Oct 31

Nanowrimo: The write thing…

NaNoWriMo

Do you have a great idea for a book, but have a hard time writing one? Do you have a friend or family member that writes, but just can’t seem to finish what they start? November is National Novel Writing Month!

You can write a book. And you can do it in a month. I know you can…

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Aug 05

Harry Potter and the Transmedia Pot-of-More…

Just when you thought Harry Potter had taken his final bow, it turns out he's coming back on the screen–but not in a theater…on your computer! A new website has been launched that offers another glimpse into the world of muggles and Death Eaters.  The website is called Pottermore, and in addition to offering visitors the only …

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Jun 20

The Future History of Sci-Fi…

  The Science Fiction, in Science Fact… Or, why should scientists get all the credit? Even from its origins in fear and wonder, the genre of Science Fiction has continually transformed in parallel to our evolving understanding of the universe.  But is it our understanding of science that informs Science Fiction?  Or is it Science …

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Jun 13

What is Transmedia Storytelling?

What is Transmedia Storytelling?  Well, first you might want to check out this video by Henry Jenkins, the Provost's Professor of Communication, Journalism and Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California, to find out what “Transmedia” is…   Transmedia Storytelling means different things to different people…so much so that the term's use is now …

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May 29

Experiments in Self Publishing…

Image by Lord Dane via Flickr "Go it alone?  Or have a big publisher cover your back?" (And pray they don't shoot you…) Self publishing with e-books, or Print On Demand (POD) is all the rage now.  And there are even stranger experiments in self-publishing, like this one:  The Book | Cory Doctorow – With …

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