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The Digital Literary Atlas of Wales

Kieron Smith

Since taking on my role in the team building the Digital Literary Atlas of Wales, I’ve been lucky enough to visit some spectacularly uninteresting places: motorway service stations, forgettable B&Bs, generic fast food outlets, characterless pubs. I’ve spent countless hours in my battered little blue car, crawling behind tractors on snaking mid-Welsh B-roads, swearing loudly… Read more »

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Can Technology Help You Write?

Chris Smith

Whether you’re typing into Novlr, downloading via Kindle, self-publishing through Reedsy or reading on Wattpad tech is everywhere. But bar the odd writing app, the process of getting words down remains tech-free. For most writers engaged in writing, tech is at best peripheral and at worst a distraction. But can tech be more than something… Read more »

Opinion

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The State of the Author

Nicola Solomon

Nicola Solomon, Chief Executive of the Society of Authors, has kindly allowed us to reproduce the talk she gave at the Futurebook Author Day conference in London on 30th November 2015. I have been asked to talk to the state of the author in traditional publishing but I must say that I do not recognise… Read more »

Experience

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Versions of Paradise

Merilyn Simonds

Recently, my collection of flash fiction, The Paradise Project, was published simultaneously as an ebook and in a book-arts edition using technology that would have been familiar to Johannes Gutenberg: hand-set type impressed on handmade paper with a hand-operated press. As the two versions progressed, I had a stunning realisation: publishing has circled back to its… Read more »

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Watch STORY+ from Brisbane Writers Festival 2016

Donna Hancox

2016 Story+ retured to Brisbane Writers Festival (BWF) for its fourth year with internationally renowned award winning writer and digital creator Kate Pullinger and Google Creative Labs Director Tea Uglow  in conversation with Dr Donna Hancox about the Future of Literature at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. This signature event offered the audiences a chance to explore our digital futures with two… Read more »