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The birth of an identity

Today, I’m launching a new website. Silverstring Media (http://silverstringmedia.com) will be my home on the internet for all things related to that poorly-defined, emerging industry, transmedia. Words and Things will continue to be my place of musings and talking about … 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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Dr. Horrible just as good (or Evil) onstage

Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog Vancouver Fringe Festival Broadway West and Relephant Theatre Written by Joss Whedon Directed by Blair Gallant I went to the Vancouver Fringe production of Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog with low expectations. After all, I’ve been a … 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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Motivation, or the lack thereof

Wow, Lucas, neglect your blog much? So I’ve been meaning to post a new blog for awhile. Well, since my last one, really. I try to do 2-3 posts a week. But sometimes, that just doesn’t happen. Sometimes I’m too … Continue reading

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Ambition

I had forgotten, in the last few years, just how ambitious I am. In high school — and even before — I was insanely ambitious. For a grade 8 drama project, friends and I decided to do a complete remake … Continue reading

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To Read: the Internet

You may have noticed, if you regularly use a computer, that sometimes the computer gets bogged down by the number of things it’s trying to do at one time. When too many different programs are trying to get the computer’s … Continue reading

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The things we do – or don't – for an audience

If you’re the kind of person who likes to make money, like me, and you run a blog, like me, and you’ve considered the possibilities of doing the two at the same time — or at least having one lead … Continue reading

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The return of the serialized novel

When Charles Dickens wrote many of his novels, they were written as serials — each week or month, a chapter of his novel would appear in a magazine, such that to read the whole thing, one would have to buy … Continue reading

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