Over the past couple of weeks, the first drafts of the PleaseReadMe story have been written, re-written and recorded. It’s a linear narrative, although some choices (that a reader takes or discovers by moving the physical book) take the reader away from the main path temporarily, before bringing them back to the main story line. Continue reading
During the past few months, I’ve come across a number of different stories that have hung around in my brain for longer than expected. Each one explores different ways of storytelling: an unexpected context; an engagement with a physical object or space; a forced slowdown, or pause; a blurring of play and story. Here are five stories that have made an impression. Continue reading
In this first post, Dave explains how to get an iPhone connected to LilyPad Arduino over a wireless connection.
Last year, I was involved in a digital storytelling project for the Tower of London. I worked with children and parents to create their own short, personal stories on iPads – from planning and creating the content, to editing and uploading.
Here are some of the iPad and iPhone apps for storytelling I explored for this project (and some other apps I also think are wonderful for creating stories):
Twelve months ago, I gave up the security of working for a large company to step out to work for myself. At the time, some friends told me I was brave to give up a steady job in tough times. But I didn’t feel brave. I felt nervous. I knew I was ready for a new adventure but had no idea what might happen next. Work was changing from something structured into something that – succeed or fail – was my entire responsibility.