// In which my attempt to forge a new creative path in art led me right back to an old one in writing. // A few years ago I had the pleasure of being invited to co-teach The Art of Visual Storytelling course at the prestigious Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. I’m three weeks in to this semester’s class and loving it. Plot wrangling! Story structure! Wordsmithing! All the narrative nourishment a typing monkey could hope for.
When asked if I would design and produce an interactive experience for the first TEDxPasadenaWomen Conference, I hesitated for all of about .0037 seconds before responding “Yes!” followed by, “Wait. What exactly would you like me to do?” I think I was told something like, “the theme of the conference is ‘Momentum,’ and we’ll have […]
I wasn’t on the cyberpunk train when it left the station, but I thought I caught up with it pretty quickly. When Omni magazine printed William Gibson’s short story, “Burning Chrome,” I bought the issue. Not because it had Gibson’s story, though. I just happened to be buying Omni on a regular basis. As a […]
“And where are you flying today?” Where, indeed? I’ve just stepped up to the check-in counter for my Pan Am Experience “flight,” and according to Air Hollywood‘s website, I’m about to “relive the magic of flying onboard a luxurious Pan Am 747.” In this case, I’ll be flying on board a specific 747, the Pan Am […]
StoryWorld 2012 is over, but the value generated there continues to echo forward thanks to all the folks who tweeted, blogged, posted, and curated. Especially Anthony Torres, who snagged an audio recording of the panel I moderated, “Designing Open Storyworlds” (big thanks, Anthony)!