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Category Archives: HYPERTEXT
I love the way Palahniuk handles time here. Of course, the opening chapter, with the narrator with a gun in his mouth and a building about to blow leaves us hanging at three minutes to explosion. Therefore, it becomes obvious … Continue reading
It’s Day #87 of the 100 Days Project. Day #16 of 24/7. And, Week #16 I believe of the 52/250 Challenge. So I’ve been writing my fanny off this summer. Meanwhile, I’m putting together an essay on Magical Realism using … Continue reading
The publishing of my latest hypertext, Blueberries in the Fall 2009 issue of the highly respected New River Journal.
Thought I already had posted on this exciting event but realized I’d only tweeted and Facebooked it: (Click on the image for more information) It’s going to be an informal, pajama-party-friendly gathering of great minds and minds that do great … Continue reading
Yeah, it’s got to feel right. If it feels good, do it, so they say. And as I suspected, even with all the personal enthusiasm for hypertext narrative, the creative flow open full blast, and the best of intentions to … Continue reading
In this case, methods of working up funding for a project that someone may feel passionate about but can’t get others interested in backing. Led by the notorious Anne (who has more skills at tunneling through the web than a … Continue reading
For National Poetry Day (UK) a quickie hypertext poem complete with pictures of today’s lovely day: The Wise Leaf
While I’ve still not recovered from the 100-Day project to get back on track with reading and reviewing literature here, tonight along with five of the 14 participants I will be presenting a brief talk on the creative process.
Relaxing today, mentally coming down from a three-month routine that included anxious waiting for inspiration from 5:00 a.m. for a couple hours until a more reasonable hour of deliverance. From straining the brain for a new path of story through … Continue reading
While I’ve had the best of intentions, it’s obvious that I’ve little time to read the past couple of months. But what’s better than reading? Only writing, and that I’ve been doing dawn till hours after dusk. We’re at day … Continue reading
In the middle of this 100 Days Project I’d like to point out that our chief storyteller here has just been published in the latest issue of the literary journal online, #10 Drunken Boat. Steve Ersinghaus‘ piece titled That Night, … Continue reading
I did a whole presentation on this at Hypertext 2008 in Pittsburgh last year: story wants to be laid out not according to the writer’s whim, but rather where it wants to go on its own. Of course, before the … Continue reading
Been spending most of my waking hours writing hypertext short stories and often there’s a need to remind myself I’m a writer–or at lease I’m supposed to be writing down stories. There are several methods I use to bring myself … Continue reading
After fiddling with a new theme and layout in css, I finally am getting down to the business of writing out today’s flash fiction hypertext. There’s a pretty specific starting point for the story because in this case (for the … Continue reading