Author: gdraper

My Name is Tara Sue

“Your name is Tara Sue. You are 25 and you work in an office. Admittedly, your life could stand to get a little more interesting.” After creating my own Twine that read as a stream of consciousness, I was curious about other ways Twine could be used. During peer reviews I experienced a text adventure that was based in Twine…

NetPages?

I came across this article earlier in the week about the future of books, series, small serials, and their distribution. Since the creation of eReaders, there are many ways to access literature aside from your local Barnes and Noble or used bookstore (s/o to Riverby!) As of right now, these subscriptions through eReaders and apps on the more advanced eReaders/iPads…

Into the Open Sky

Since we have been studying Interactive Fiction I thought it would be appropriate to take a closer look at yet another text based adventure before we wrap things up. I find that the aesthetics of these adventures are pleasing, probably because I’m partial to black and white things, but also because there is so much complexity behind such simplicity (seriously,…

Today The Sky is Blue and White…

Behold, the artist, the master, the model: The Brilliant Tao Lin Tao Lin is known best for his novel Eeeee Eee Eeee, but has much more content online than in print. He has a variety of essays, poems, and illustrations available on his website┬áthat are best experienced electronically. One of his works, titled “Today The Sky is Blue and White…