Rumors of My Death Source Text- "The Guardian" After an amazing development meeting earlier today with Simon Groth, head honcho of the Oz branch of if:book, I thought I'd take the opportunity to fill you in on some discrete details regarding our new remix project called "Rumors of My Death" [#RoMD]. If that sounds like something that's right up your creative alley, please feast your no-doubt-friday-workbleached-eyes on the following.
"Taking its name from music and remix culture, a 'mashup' in literature is an extended remixed work that often brings two disparate works or genres together and 'mashes' them into a single new work. In literature, popular examples have taken the form of classic literature crossed with trashy genre, but Rumours of My Death will instead 'mash' past and present.
The above is a great snap of audience members eyeballing our explanatory #PRISOM film [with the pic credit going entirely to Nathan Jones]. The film was commissioned specifically for the latest Torque Event held on April 18th, 2015 at the Furtherfield Gallery in London. If you're interested in knowing more about the communication mechanics of the Surveillance Drones built into our anti-surveillance Game #PRISOM by Andy Campbell and yours truly, you're welcome:
Yes folks, all is finally revealed: after months of painstaking assessment, we're happy to announce the 2014 New Media Writing Prize Shortlist. The list is chock full of some pretty amazing projects [such as 3D and 2D textual games, geolocative based treasure hunts, engaging browser works and velvety-smooth mobile based narratives]. For those of you who may be unfamiliar with the The NMWP [as us judges have fondly come to call it], this friendly sound-byte description should bring you right up to speed: "
Now that the official announcement has been made regarding the 2014 Judging Panel, we're broadcasting the call far and wide to all new media, transmedia, digital/electronic literature and interactive writers [and non-genre-shoehorned practitioners] to get your entries in to the 2014 New Media Writing Prize. What's not to like about a competition that could bag you some spiffy prize money and oodles of kudos?