Posts Tagged ‘ Twittelling ’

The Future of Storytelling: Socially-Enabled

We hear a lot about digital storytelling as the next wave in the evolution of online activity. Storytelling is seen as the way to break through with your readers, activating them to become customers, fans, even evangelists for you and your products. But, it serves more practical purpose too. Today’s data glut will probably continue growing quickly. Users will increasingly need help contextualizing all this information. Narrative will be the key.

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Neil Gaiman + Twitter = Interactive Storytelling

There are lots of things you can do on Twitter besides tweet — and interactive storytelling just became one of them.

Neil Gaiman, famed author and creator of The Sandman comic series, and BBC Audiobooks America have gotten together to produce an interesting creative fiction experiment utilizing the microblogging service. Neil tweeted the first line of the interactive story at noon EST Tuesday, with other TwitterTwitter users joining in to continue the tale using the hashtag #bbcawdio.

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Welcome to the Twitterverse

New technology like Amazon’s Kindle, a razor-thin wireless reader which downloads e-books, and websites like that sends installments of books to customers via email, are just two new e-streams for writing. Cell phones are practically on their way to world domination, but will they crush good old-fashioned reading beneath them?

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Twitter Novel Creative Writing Assignment

Students Write a Short Story Using Current Technology Concepts

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Twitter Novels: Not Big Success Stories Yet

Written by Sarah Perez / September 2, 2008

In Japan, mobile phone novels called « keitai shousetus » have become so successful that they accounted for half of the ten best-selling novels in 2007. Here in the Western world several would-be novelists are attempting to use Twitter to create the same phenomenon.

Un liste intéressante de Twittellers

RUSSET : a twitter novel by Kathleen Duey

Russet: Here’s the deal. I can’t go back. Not now, not ever.
I’ll explain when I can. But first, I have to find a blanket.

and so it begins, duey telling the story in 140 character
tweets on a near daily basis. duey shares with us at the
enchanted inkpot her thoughts and feelings behind the
entire twitter novel endeavor.

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ACTUALITE : Le Prochain Bret Easton Ellis s’écrit sur Twitter

L’écrivain Bret Easton Ellis a choqué la Twittersphère le jour de l’annonce de la mort de J. D. Salinger en postant un message carrément réjoui sur son profil :  » Yeah ! Merci mon dieu ! Il est enfin mort, depuis le temps que j’attendais ça ! Ce soir c’est la fête !  »

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