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A Sincere Warning About The Entity In Your Home

Just in time for halloween, UK horror writer and Doctor Who author Jason Arnopp has released new ebook for Kindle – with a rather unsettling twist. It can also be delivered as a very, very personal letter…

The Writing Platform event – 8th November

The Writing Platform invites published and self-published writers, publishers and others interested in finding out more about digital publishing to more »

Immersive Writing Lab at the London Transmedia Festival

I attended Portal Entertainment’s Immersive Writing Lab on Friday. Part of the London Transmedia Festival, the day was full of talk of storyworlds, role-play, audiences – and real excitement.

Why School Libraries Matter (Hint: It's Not Just About the Books)

On the day of the mass lobby of parliament for school libraries, author and commentator Jeff Norton reflects on the important role school libraries play in nurturing future talent and economic prosperity.

A Clockwork Orange

James Clayton tries out the exciting new A Clockwork Orange app for iPad. Viddy well then droogies – will it live up to the hype?

ABNORMAL: a new approach to novel writing

After a series of near-misses with traditional publishing, Sara Sheikh is putting social media to work for her latest novel-in-instalments, ABNORMAL

The Tiger Who Came to Tea

HarperCollins have recently released an animated ebook of Judith Kerr’s children’s classic, The Tiger Who Came to Tea, using iBooks Author – Apple’s free application built specifically for the creation of multi-touch books for the iPad.

Do you NaNoWriMo?

National Novel Writing Month is upon us again, with more than 75,000 people around the world expected to take part. Managing Editor Leila Johnston meets some NaNoWriMo alumni.

Lovelace and Babbage

Sydney Padua’s crime fighting geeks first took the world of apps by storm last autumn. One year on, Neil Hopkins looks at the latest version of Lovelace & Babbage.

The Silent History

Quiet and considered, the apocalyptic testimonies of ‘The Silent History’ contrast starkly with other interactive story experiments. But the speculative fiction project bursts with interesting performative characteristics. Overlap’s Rob Barker investigates…

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Joanna Ellis steps down at The Literary Platform, Miriam Robinson joins as Associate Director

Joanna Ellis has stepped down from her role as Partner at The Literary Platform after four years at the consultancy. more »

Episodic publishing back in vogue: Julian Fellowes launches episodic publishing app

Serial episodic publishing, a mainstay of publishing in Victorian literary magazines, is back in fashion due to 21st century technology*.