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Stories that Respond to Movement, Both Physical and Financial

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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.

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Storytelling in the GIF Economy

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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.

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The Power of Storytelling: Q&A with Jonathan Gottschall

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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.

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“The Story on Story” Video Series Offers Insights from Experts

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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.

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Does the West Dismiss Graphic Storytelling as Second Class?

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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?

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Why Asia is Obsessed with Graphic Novels and Comics

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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.

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How Should Authors Envision the Digital Novel?

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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.

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The Publisher’s Anxiety at the Electronic Book

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Despite the advances in digital books and storytelling technology, Penguin executive Jeff Gomez says that publishers have so far focused on the wrong things.

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Despite Promise, Transmedia Publishing Still Mostly a Mess

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Publishers still can’t quite work out what to do with the transmedia form, but they are trying. Some pioneers are slowly building a secret world of new literature.

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Stories Can Lead to More Stories

Small Demons CEO Valla Vakili speaks at the StoryDrive Frankfurt conference

At Frankfurt’s 2012 StoryDrive conference, Small Demons CEO and co-found Valla Vakili spoke his how references in stories can actually lead to more book discovery.

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