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Gears of War writer Tom Bissell on video games and storytelling

Gears of War writer Tom Bissell on video games and storytelling | Writer's Block | Scoop.it
After writing Gears of War: Judgment, Tom Bissell talks to Maria Bustillos about the potentialities of video games as literature, as well as its challenges as a storytelling medium.

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, March 26, 2013 1:56 AM

An in-depth look at video games as "an increasingly sophisticated vehicle for storytelling."

Luca Brigada's curator insight, March 26, 2013 6:43 PM

An interesting interview to Tom Bissell about games and storytelling.

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A Brief History of the Corporation: 1600 to 2100

A Brief History of the Corporation: 1600 to 2100 | Writer's Block | Scoop.it
On 8 June, a Scottish banker named Alexander Fordyce shorted the collapsing Company’s shares in the London markets. But a momentary bounce-back in the stock ruined his plans, and he skipped town leaving £550,000 in debt.
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Seth Godin: The New Face Of Publishing

Seth Godin: The New Face Of Publishing | Writer's Block | Scoop.it
Guru of Book 2.0 gives an insightful perspective on the impact of e-books on conventional publishing.
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Raiders of the Lost Ark original brainstorming sessions

Raiders of the Lost Ark original brainstorming sessions | Writer's Block | Scoop.it

David Pescovitz:  'In 1978, George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, and Lawrence Kasdan had early brainstorming sessions around Lucas's outline for "Raiders of the Lost Ark." They recorded the conversations and had the tape transcribed.'


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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, March 28, 2013 10:18 PM

You'll need to set aside some serious time to read these transcripts, but it'll be worth it!

Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's curator insight, March 29, 2013 5:16 AM

Inspiring :-)

Deanya Lattimore Schempp's curator insight, March 29, 2013 9:12 AM

Transcriptions of conversational turn-taking events and meaning making in such a complex exchange would be worth looking into.

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davidhewson.com - Blog - Writing the Killing: managing threads with Scrivener

davidhewson.com - Blog - Writing the Killing: managing threads with Scrivener | Writer's Block | Scoop.it
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