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Getting closer

I am getting closer to finalising the new creative work, The Secret Language of Desire, a digital narrative written and designed specifically to take advantage of the intimate and haptic nature of electronic tablets. Secret Language is comprised of close to 30 … Continue reading

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Scratch ‘n’ sniff

Spent most of today working on a lovely little haptic effect for this new work… scratch ‘n’ sniff ( well, scratch at least)… A nice way of revealing hidden contents…

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Secret language

More work, more animation, more writing … more soon.

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Digital narrative

I am quietly and solidly working away on a new digital narrative, integrating text, image, animation and sound…exploring the haptic and intimate nature of tablets, and what happens to the reading experience, to the textuality, in an interactive, tablet environment.  To be released … Continue reading

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Objects and shadows

Working with the beauty of real objects and crisp, genuine shadows… this may be a theme in the new digital work…    

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Handcolouring

I’ve also been experimenting with handcolouring some old black & white photos, very gently, for a retro look. And I like it.  

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Digital publishing options

Weighing up the publishing options between Adobe DPS, Aquafadas and Mag+. All have pros and cons. Paying for CC, but not easy to decide. Likely will do some building in CC initially as a test. Multiple tablet sizes are going to be a bit of … Continue reading

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Font fever

It’s time to pull out of the writing and start experimenting with how this might look. Esp fonts, for a reasonably longform electronic literature project. I’m in a Typekit whirlpool. Serif, bookish, and highly readable when small are high on the list.

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Immersed in the writing

For quite a few weeks now I have been immersed in writing for a new work. It is coming slow and steady, a set of ultra short stories that will be shaped and published for tablets. The words will lead, supported by images and (some limited) … Continue reading

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Australia Council grant for new electronic literature work

Very happy to mention that I have been recently been awarded an Australia Council Literature Board grant in New Media and Digital Writing, to develop a new electronic literature work for tablet devices. Work will start on this project in 2014, so more … Continue reading

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