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Tales of the Stop author thoughts: Nathan T. Dean

At the end of September, Silverstring Media released Tales of the Stop, an anthology of short stories that I edited to accompany my project Azrael’s Stop. It features stories from ten different authors [including a new story I wrote] about the various … Continue reading

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The Time Tribe Launches Today

NEW TIME TRAVEL ADVENTURE GAME SERIES BLASTS ONTO WEB BROWSERS TODAY The Time Tribe is an Epic Journey Through Time and Space, For Kids and the Young At Heart Duxbury, MA — February 19, 2013 — Thundersnow Media Inc. announced that … Continue reading

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Launching an Experimental Story Project

One week ago, I launched a writing project called Azrael’s Stop. Far from traditional writing, it’s an experiment in unorthodox narrative, serial fiction, and transmedia storytelling theory. It’s live now at azraelsstop.com The Structure Azrael’s Stop is an experimental transmedia … Continue reading

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An Experiment in Serial Fiction and Self-Publication

At the start of the year, I had an idea for a project. I wanted to write a serialized fiction story in pieces small enough to fit inside a single Tweet. One tiny chunk of narrative prose every day, slowly … Continue reading

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Immersive Education for a Digital Generation

I’ve read a few articles in the last couple of weeks about using transmedia in education, and about the need to change (fix) education in the broader sense. I had the thought some time ago that transmedia could be a … Continue reading

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Fine Arts degrees and Business

You may have heard of the somewhat recent controversy surrounding James Frey and his fiction sweatshop (story here). There was a bit of an outcry from certain members of the publishing industry that creative writing programs (MFAs, specifically) should have … Continue reading

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Reimagining Realms of Fantasy

(Originally posted on Silverstring Media; reposted here because it applies to writing in general and I don’t know how much crossover readership I have!) This week, I watched The Social Network, and besides loving it as a film (Aaron Sorkin … Continue reading

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The many faces of money in transmedia

Over the last little while, I’ve had the opportunity to be involved in preliminary planning for a digital media/transmedia project, for a production company in Vancouver. Like many such digital media projects, this one is tied to a television series. … Continue reading

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Still defining Transmedia

Even as it becomes more and more widely disseminated, and more people both use it and think they understand what it means, and as it takes on the dubious distinction of “buzzword” status, the term TRANSMEDIA is still one whose … Continue reading

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The Vicious Circle

One of the first maxims I learned when I really committed myself to being a writer was that you can’t get published until you’ve been published. Which is to say, an editor or an agent or a publisher isn’t going … Continue reading

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