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On Cowbird

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.

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New interactive fiction platform launches

A new tool for making interactive fiction has launched.  Playfic uses the excellent Inform 7 software, and keeps it on the Web. The results should look familiar to any IF fan: Once again gaming and storytelling collide.  It’s one of the … Continue reading

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Mobile storytelling workshop ahead

The Center for Digital Storytelling is hosting a mobile storytelling workshop in Spain.  The focus is on iPhones.  The whole thing looks great: Join us in a two and a half day workshop to explore iPhone photography and video editing … Continue reading

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Facebook storytelling blocked, reborn

That Facebook historical archive storytelling project I blogged about a few days ago was just shut off.  Apparently Facebook saw the UNR McDonalds as a straight-up violation of its terms of services. There’s one lesson implicit in this: “the extra … Continue reading

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Quickly turning bio into story

Here’s a lightning-fast way to start turning your biographical materials (c.v., “About”, etc) into a story. First, work through the five questions.  Next, try out the powerful prompts under “Here’s a few key tips for reinventing your bio as a … Continue reading

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One fine storytelling blog

Nieman Storyboard focuses on journalism-based storytelling. In addition to highlighting outstanding print narratives, we seek to feature the best examples of visual, audio and multimedia narrative reporting… We hope to host a conversation on how storytelling and long-form narratives might … Continue reading

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