Happy November, fellow readers! We’re in the middle of holiday season, which probably means lots of traveling, and also getting ready for traveling. One great way to help you prepare, and to help you relax while you’re traveling, is to listen to audiobooks. And that’s why I’m participating in the “A Good Audiobook Speaks Volumes” blog tour. Audiobooks make it easy to … [Read more...] about 10 Audiobooks to Read This Holiday Season (A Good Audiobook Speaks Volumes Blog Tour)
There are many ways to tell stories, and to market your work. One way I've been toying around with recently is video. Here's an example of a video I made for my I Know Dino channel: In the future, I may add some audio narration. At the time, I was thinking people would only be interested in the visuals. Anyway, Content Marketing Institute shares a number of reasons … [Read more...] about Storytelling and Marketing with Videos
Storytelling comes in a variety of formats: as books, articles, podcasts, films, and more. It seems every week there's something new and cool coming out of the works, so I thought I'd highlight some of them here (in no particular order). Also, there's a lot that can be learned from other people's stories! New Tech / Tools / Platforms Book Marketing Book Title Generator … [Read more...] about 209 Examples and Trends Impacting the Future of Storytelling
So many wonderful authors, publishers, and people just interested in the book industry have written numerous guides, case studies, and resources to help others interested in writing and publishing. Sometimes the best way to share resources is via lists, like my post 7 Strategies and 110 Tools to Help Indie Authors Find Readers and Reviewers. With that in mind, here are links … [Read more...] about By the Numbers: 189+ Tips and Tricks on How to Write, Edit, Market, and Sell Your Books
By Aby Mathew - Co-founder and CMO of TaleHunt TaleHunt is an app that features stories 250 characters or less. The platform has built up a community of writers and readers. Imagine how amazing it is for us to craft a story and others to get enraptured by our imaginary world of tales? The most powerful way to articulate our lives is by writing a story. Writing helps us to … [Read more...] about Guest Post: TaleHunt, An App That Brings Out Your Inner Storyteller
Ebooks, or maybe I should say stories, come in all shapes and sizes: EPUB, apps, virtual reality, games, and more. If you want to see some exciting, innovative new forms of storytelling, check out this list (sure devices have some limitations and enhanced ebooks haven't exactly taken off yet, but there are ways to make ebooks great): Ebooks "A Digital Mozart Book That … [Read more...] about Looking for Innovative Stories? Here’s a List of Ebooks, Apps, Websites, Games, and More
I've covered it before, but with new technologies the possibilities for transmedia stories are endless. Even TV shows, such as How I Met Your Mother have gotten into transmedia (I'm actually working on a short ebook about it), and now authors have a new platform they can use to easily expand the worlds of their stories: Transmedia Story Stream. CEO of Kazap Company and … [Read more...] about Transmedia Story Stream: Don’t read a book–play it!
Transmedia, apps, and other forms of immersive storytelling are getting more and more popular. For large worlds like Harry Potter, Star Wars, and Game of Thrones, to name a few well-known examples, immersive storytelling can be a great extension or better way to connect with readers. … [Read more...] about Immersive Storytelling