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Posts Tagged ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’

Project Reveal – Story City: A Story Telling App

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After three months of secret squirrel business, I’m finally ready to reveal this secret project I’ve been working on. Who hasn’t read a story where they wished they could actually be inside it? See the landscape for yourself, smell the roses, or see exactly how tall that building was that Spiderman just scaled. It’s not that we don’t trust the author, it’s just we want to BE there, not just read about it. Just how could you do it? How […]

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Building An Enhanced E-book

A huge thank you to Simon Groth who pulled together his If:Book essays on If:Book’s Choose Your Own Poetry Adventure event in 2012 for this guest post. The recent official launch for The City We Build, the amplified ebook made between if:book and the Queensland Poetry Festival, has highlighted some of the challenges faced by authors, publishers, and readers when designing digital books that take advantage of their capabilities. In the original project, three local poets wrote a series of pieces based around specific […]

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A Dark Alien Invasion Sherlock Holmes Thriller: Part 2

Post First Appeared On: If:Book Australia and Meanland on the 24th of July 2012 When people harp on to me about the smell of a book I have to say I’m fairly dismissive.  I mean come on, when was the last time you saw someone on the train taking a good whiff of a book as if it were a bunch of pungent flowers? I pick a book up because of the content, the author and yes, the pretty front […]

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A Dark Alien Invasion Sherlock Holmes Thriller: Part 1

Post First Appeared On: If:Book Australia and Meanland on the 8th of May 2012 Who hasn’t read a story where they wished they could actually be inside it? See the landscape for yourself, see how the light falls, the air smells, the noise overwhelms you and see exactly how tall that building was that Spiderman just scaled. It’s not that we don’t trust the author and their powers of description, it’s just we want to be there not just read about […]

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