Surveying the ebook discussions at BookExpo America, it’s clear that despite their popularity, ebooks still lack their own category of breakthrough storytelling experiences.
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Several new high profile interactive fiction titles have been released so far this year, suggesting that publishers and readers may finally be ready for the medium.
Ben Gwalchamai, co-creator of Fabler—an interactive storytelling platform that responds to physical movement—discusses his project, as supported by a Writing Platform Bursary.
Like Twitter, the GIF compresses a narrative to terse story or convey an emotion, and they are being put to creative use by writers, publishers and institutions.
Author and professor Jonathan Gottschall talks about why a compelling narrative is critical, not just for fiction, but for communication and connections of all kinds.
Seattle-based marketing company Vignette’s series of videos, The Story on Story, offers conversations with experts about the craft and commerce of telling stories.
It’s rare in the West for graphic novels to win mainstream accolades and readership, but in Asia, it is the norm. In the US, isn’t it time for that to change?
Printed graphic storytelling is an extension of all that has been performed for centuries across Asia, where often the word and the graphic symbol are one.
The digital novel offers authors a myriad of new storytelling opportunities. With so many choices, authors will have to re-think how they conceive of their books.
Despite the advances in digital books and storytelling technology, Penguin executive Jeff Gomez says that publishers have so far focused on the wrong things.