Articles Tagged: storytelling

Navigating the ‘digital turn’: on creative writing, resilience and sparking joy

The ‘digital turn’ brings opportunities and challenges for creative writers.  One of the few things we can be sure of is ongoing change. This article is about how to navigate that change. New technologies and corresponding new genres emerge apace, social media platforms and conventions morph and mutate. We can get caught out. We can’t… Read more »

Bringing short story form into the 21st century: a call for bold and inspiring ideas

Storytelling forms an integral part of our understanding of the world. Historically, traditional literary forms saw us give entirely to the storyteller as a submissive listener, but with the rise of technology and an ever-growing experience economy we are leaning more and more towards active consumption. Theatre, traditionally seen as a passive experience, is rapidly… Read more »

Everyday Stories and Creativity: Regional Queensland and Transformative Technology

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Australia is a big country. Queensland is a big state in a big country, one that is particularly geographically dispersed and politically fractured. It is also home to some of the poorest areas in Australia that experience many barriers to accessing for arts and cultural activities.  Government regional arts programs have the potential to develop and… Read more »