Monthly Archives: June 2012

Twittering Jane Austen

Can we Twitter a novel?  The Jane Austen fan production A Ball at Pemberley (2011) proves it’s doable.  “T]ogether, tens of people from six continents would go on to write a 100,000-word novel!”, they explain. It reads like so: It is … Continue reading

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Digital storytelling on the go

Ruben Puentedura shares his presentation materials for a mobile digital storytelling workshop (direct pdf link).  It’s useful and thoughtful stuff, reaching from Five-Card Nancy to film theory.

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Storytelling rules from Pixar

One Pixar artist offers an interesting set of 20 storytelling rules.  They are aimed at fiction, but most can be thoughtfully considered for nonfiction as well. For example, #6: What is your character good at, comfortable with? Throw the polar … Continue reading

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