Winston Cook-Wilson: "Over the past couple of days -- as you probably already know -- the near-150-entry tale of trapping, tricking, and Florida motel skullduggery tweeted by the account @_zolarmoon has taken off in an unprecedented way -- possibly, more than its author wants."
Alison Willmore: '"Mob City," TNT's miniseries from writer-director-executive producer Frank Darabont set in 1940s Los Angeles, premieres this Wednesday, and the network's trying out an unusual experiment to promote the three-week series -- an "adaptweetion" (their word!) in which the script for the first episode will be adapted for and published through Twitter."
Alan Rosenblatt: "Now that Twitter displays images within the timeline, hashtags can gather a story timeline easily and present on a single webpage, complete with illustrations. And the story comes with a narrator (the tweet text), a visual (the image) and a dialogue (the caption)."
Jon Thomas: "In August 2009, Sloth tweeted “Hey you guys!” His handle: @SlothGoonies. His location: In a basement. His run on Twitter lasted only two months and garnered only 20 followers, but they were a glorious two months for those of us who love Goonies."
The Digital Rocking Chair's insight:
It's not just Brands who will find this article interesting. Points discussed are of value to all storytellers.
Brad Cook: "What happens when a 19th century bodyguard is sent 150 years into the future to help with an indie film’s marketing campaign? He holsters his gun and sits down at the keyboard: meet Ward Hill Lamon."
Mark Wilson: "Most of us remember at least one experience reading a Choose Your Own Adventure (CYOA) paperback, finding ourselves lost in an enchanted castle, flipping to page 45 to sneak past the guards or to page 89 to drink a mysterious green potion. Now, Terence Eden has squeezed that same experience into a hack of Twitter’s account pages."
Dan Solomon: "Fans who have spent the better part of a decade waiting for the follow-up to the author's His Dark Materials trilogy can bide their time with the chronicles of Jeffrey the fly. Pullman discusses his unexpected creation" ...
Nicole LaPorte: "Neal Baer [executive producer of Under the Dome,] Mark Burnett [executive producer The Voice, Survivor, The Bible,] and Greg Yaitanes [executive producer and director, Banshee] explain their Twitter habits--and why it pays off."
Vignesh Ramachandran: "Illustrator Steve Lowtwait and writer Michael Smith are telling a fictional story through social media that's centered around a protagonist called "Hawk Funn." They have set up real social profiles on Facebook and Twitter for fictional characters in the story, and they post about the characters' lives just like real people would" ...
Fiona Milburn: "As a creative practitioner, you're probably familiar with twitter as a key social media platform for marketing your projects to today’s internet-savvy audiences.But did you know it’s also a great storytelling tool?"
The Digital Rocking Chair's insight:
My latest blog post for Transmedia NZ and The Big Idea takes a look at twitter as a storytelling tool. Please feel free to share some of your favourite twitter storytellers in the comments section below.
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