Let’s start with the hard questions: how would you define transmedia, and why are you personally drawn to it?
RMH: ”Steampunk Holmes is actually cross-media rather than transmedia. With transmedia you are telling a single story across multiple channels.
Each channel (book, web site, twitter, call-in, etc.) delivers different perspectives on the same story. That’s not what Steampunk Holmes is all about. Steampunk Holmes is a cross-media story by which
I mean it tells the same story in completion using several different channels (web book, paper books, audio books, ebook). The primary difference is that with transmedia you are expected to engage in at
least two of the channels to fully engage the story but in cross-media you can engage with the channel of your choice to get the whole story...”