The New Digital Storytelling
Author Archives: Bryan Alexander
Thank you for stopping by. This is the archived blog in support of The New Digital Storytelling. For a couple of years I used this to share digital stories and to explore these new narrative forms. I’m no longer updating the … Continue reading
Seattle Noir is another Twitter-based storytelling project. Microstorytelling, really, as each bit of story consists of a single Tweet. Said Tweets combine noir fiction (plot and/or style) with life in Seattle, flagged by the hashtag #SeattleNoir. For example, Or: Twitter … Continue reading
“Snow Fall” is a fascinating experiment. It’s the story of an avalanche in the American northwest. That story appears in text format, along the lines of long-form journalism. But “Snow Fall” also includes well done, nicely selected multimedia, including a 3d … Continue reading
“howling dogs” is a splendid new piece of interactive fiction. The plot concerns a person charged with visualizing certain scenes. I phrase this in such a vague, cold way in order to save you the pleasure of exploring its unsettling … Continue reading
Transom has a nice piece explaining Cowbird. It’s a good introduction. The article also gives us a good sense of how far Cowbird has come. Now it has a library. Now it’s a multimedia storytelling first-step tool.
“First Draft of the Revolution” is a Flash-based epistolary story. The reader/player helps letter-writers revise drafts. Each page develops the story: (via MetaFilter)
Two Middlebury College students used digital storytelling tools to explore central Vermont. Here’s a sample, their discussion with a dairy farmer. This was one project from Peter Lourie‘s series of adventure writing classes.