Story Basics

Story Basics

I did a quick video of my thinking on story structure for some friends on twitter, because let’s be honest, explaining anything with 140 characters is a nightmare.

How to Choose

How to Choose

I’m overwhelmed. You are probably overwhelmed also. The last week, it’s been my inbox. I’ve got so many requests. Coffee and advice. A conference top speak at. An article to write. A meeting to take. Yes, these are quality problems,…

The Sunday Report

The Sunday Report

Because I’m teaching Story and about do do a unit on Interactive Fiction, this is the bulk of my research this week. “Your Brain On Story features futurist Jason Silva on why and how people are hardwired for stories and…

Sunday Report. Status: Giddy

Sunday Report. Status: Giddy

Reminder: if you love these blog posts, buy my essay collection. Keep me writing! “I look into Christina Wodtke’s classroom as she’s teaching the Designer as Founder course and she’s just always excited in there,” Simsarian says. “She’s giddy and…

Breaking Point

Breaking Point

I worked in restaurants for many years before I fell in love with the internet. If you wait tables for any length of time, you will run into a bad surprise. You’ll reach for a glass, wine glass or water,…

Time Travel by Book

Time Travel by Book

A twitter conversation prompted me to look up a booklist I kept in 2001. Kinda awesome.   Via the Wayback machine! Information Architecture and User Centered Design Reading List This list has grown long and unwieldy, but until I have…