Your Final Digital Project: Stepping into New Narrative Realms

One of the aspects of writing for digital media I’ve been hoping to impress upon you all this semester, is that the realm of “the digital” isn’t so much a singular, discrete entity, but rather a variety of forms, styles, and media that overlap and intersect with the forms, styles, and media we categorize as … More Your Final Digital Project: Stepping into New Narrative Realms

Choose Your Own Path: Interactive Narrative Workshop

Today, as usual, we are going to have a peer response workshop that mirrors the principles of the unit we’ve been working in. We are going to build a collaborative, hypertext, interactive narrative by giving feedback to individual stories of our peers. In this document, you will find a Table of Contents. Each chapter relates to … More Choose Your Own Path: Interactive Narrative Workshop

This is the Remix

Creation requires influence.  Ideas are not property. Discovery belongs to us all. These are just some of the ideas we’ll be exploring in our next unit: the remix. For perhaps the first time ever in your academic career, I am requiring you to plagiarize. In doing so, remember Kirby Ferguson’s mantra: Copy. Transform. Combine. Your task, … More This is the Remix

Social Media Study Handouts

Here are the follow-up documents, handouts, slides, and location-based narratives for each of our four social media studies: Instagram Henry the Hippo, location-based narrative Presentation Twitter A World Record Egg, location-based narrative Presentation Facebook UPJ Digital Writing, location-based narrative Handout Snapchat Handout

Social Media Studies

When we think of social media, most of us probably think of the simple act of liking and commenting on each others’ memes, pictures of kittens, Instant Pot recipes, and gym selfies. But what if we thought of our social media feeds as stories we were telling about ourselves, in real time? The storytelling and … More Social Media Studies