In this conversation, Graham and Cory discuss how the internet has changed their writing practises, how it helps them structure and collaborate on stories, and also how they cope with its potential for endless distraction.
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Meanland: Reading in a Time of Technology looks at how technology will change writing, reading and what we call literature.
Director of the Institute for the Future of the Book Chris Meade discusses his own experiments with digital writing and why the end of the book is just the beginning for fiction. Games writer Paul Callaghan explains how story is a space you explore, playing as adopting characters and how choice is a powerful narrative force in games.
Chris Meade and Paul Callaghan http://wheelercentre.com/videos/video/meanland-chris-meade-and-paul-callaghan/
What impact are the new digital tools having on the way we read and write? In an excerpt from a special Queensland Gallery of Modern Art forum- four writers take a look at the effect of technology on writing, audiences and attention spans.
Noel Mengel, Journalist and author.
Krissy Kneen, Author and blogger.
Dave Graney, ARIA award winning singer / songwriter and author.
Lucas Taylor, Interactive multimedia writer and Director.
Further Information :
Link to full GOMA Talks discussion (http://qag.qld.gov.au/webcast/archive/past_webcasts/goma_talks/goma_talks3)
Queensland Gallery of Modern Art (http://qag.qld.gov.au/)