I’ve been thinking about how writing for an interactive medium changes the narrative construction…and come up with a working analogy. Imagine a room, a room that is a cube. It has a bench and a stove. From your right walks in a yellow translucent figure. The figure walks to the stove, picks up a yellow … Read moreWriting for a Different Story World
I was lucky enough to be commissioned to write for a new website produced by ABC Arts Online called Strange Attractors that will showcase Australian animators to the rest of the world. My task was to write a critical essay on new media artist Simon Norton’s work Testimony: A Story Machine. Simon did a great … Read moreAre You Sure You Want to Do That?
Over a year ago I found out about a website called Jupiter Green. It had info about the concept of an ‘interactive drama’ that will be coming soon. Then last year I attended a seminar and the producer of the site, Jo Lane, gave a talk and showed the actual drama. Back then they were … Read moreInteractive Drama goes Mainstream
I was inspired by a documentary screened a couple of weeks ago on James Joyce’s Ulysses. I am keen to read the whole book now that I understand more about how the book is structured. Interesting that I needed this info (eg: each chapter is a different writing style, theme and so on) to feel … Read morePrimer Needed for Joyce's Journey
And now I’ll begin by showing you what my name looks like when put through the Cyborg Name Generator:
I thought I’d begin this blog with a reference to an online service that facilitates communication with the future. No time like the present. The website Future Me allows you to write an email to yourself that will be delivered on date in the future selected by you . You can choose to have your … Read moreBeginning with some other time