[NetBehaviour] New Media Writing Prize

dave miller dave.miller.uk at gmail.com
Mon Nov 3 11:17:01 CET 2014


Hi Edward - that's true, for example non-linear stories, parallel stories,
multiple points of view, random stories. But it's great to have a
competition like this, and I'm trying to get my students to enter it, and
will try to do something also.
cheers dave

On 28 October 2014 20:05, Edward Picot <edward at edwardpicot.com> wrote:

>  Mez Breeze has just posted an announcement on WebArtery which might be
> worth passing on here: "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 <http://newmediawritingprize.co.uk/>
> <http://newmediawritingprize.co.uk/>. What’s not to
> like about a competition that could bag you some spiffy prize money and
> oodles of kudos? And rest assured we’re not simply catering to
> practitioners who have been in the field for yonks, but also have a fabbo
> Student Prize – a 3 months paid internship at Unicorn Training [in
> Bournemouth UK] working with Unicorn’s writing and design team."
>
> Mez herself is one of the judges this time. I'm a bit concerned about the
> emphasis this prize places on interactivity - 'Interactivity is a key
> element of new-media storytelling' it says in their FAQs - a questionable
> statement, if you ask me - but all the same, the prize and shortlist have
> highlighted some really interesting work in the last few years. The
> deadline is 28th November.
>
> - Edward Picot
>  Interactivity is a key element of new-media storytelling. - See more at:
> http://newmediawritingprize.co.uk/?page_id=226#sthash.jHa7iqvI.dpuf
> Interactivity is a key element of new-media storytelling. - See more at:
> http://newmediawritingprize.co.uk/?page_id=226#sthash.pojyYElR.dpuf
>
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