At San Francisco’s Books in Browsers VII, a presentation from the UK offers a Brexit example of the power of storytelling and what ‘data-driven lies’ can do.
‘New stories are emerging in a diverse media world,’ and the Books in Browsers conference series director Peter Brantley has his eyes wide open.
Exploring what Peter Brantley calls the ‘exciting diversity of our image-centric world,’ the 2016 Books in Browsers conference focuses on visual storytelling.
The story of five of the world’s best known Romantic-era literary figures is played out in ‘a series of notifications’ via the Summer of Darkness app.
‘Operating on the edge’ of traditional storytelling formats, Tom Abba explores new ways to combine physical world and digital technology and convey stories to readers.
‘What happens if the story you’re reading reacts to where you are?’ ask the key players in a newly launched two-year project in ambient literature based in England’s West Country.
One literary agent’s story at this fourth iteration of the international conference was about selling 2,000 English-language titles into the Chinese market. Going the other direction? Not so easy.
With a new StoryDrive Asia event coming to Singapore, Beijing’s fourth annual iteration revved the potential gains that develop when content industries fuel each others’ expertise.
‘Ebooks are essentially Web sites in wrappers. So what happens if you take the wrappers off?’ One answer lies in the layered reading world of Strata, a digital storytelling project from Penguin Random House and a host of collaborators led by Dan Franklin.
Dealing in the ‘atomic unit’ — story — Wattpad Studios’ Aron Levitz is ready to ‘give Hollywood the best focus group it never had.’