Articles Tagged: digital writing

The New Media Writing Prize: The First Five Years

Beginning in 2010, the New Media Writing Prize has been the only competition in the world to open its digital doors to every kind of online, multi-media, interactive storytelling, whether amateur, professionally funded, solo, or collaborative. The competition has placed no boundaries around definitions of literature or game – the only requirements for eligibility have… Read more »

Funding for Digital Writers: Advice Session with Arts Council England

Arts Council England, together with The Writing Platform, is running an advice session to inform digital writers about funding and fundraising. Places are free but limited to 20. Book your place by emailing: charlotte [dot] aston [at] artscouncil [dot] org [dot] uk Gemma Seltzer, Relationship Manager at Arts Council England and Joanna Ellis, co-founder of The Writing… Read more »

The Writing Platform Launches 2015 Bursary Programme

The Writing Platform launches 2015 Bursary Programme, in association with Creative Writing at Bath Spa University. Writer Naomi Alderman and Google’s Tom Uglow join selection panel.   There are two bursaries available for writers and technologists to embark on exciting collaborations. Application forms and eligibility criteria are available here. The deadline for applications is 5pm GMT on Thursday 4th… Read more »

Landing Gear Online

In 2001 I read an article in the Guardian newspaper that told the story of a body landing in a supermarket car park in southwest London. Two investigative journalists tracked down the identity of the dead man; he was a young Pakistani who had bought – actually paid money to someone – into the myth… Read more »