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Gay Girl in Damascus: blog storytelling

So, I invented her. The blog A Gay Girl in Damascus just announced itself to be a work of historical fiction.  The authorial voice of Amina Arraf became “Amina Arraf”, a fictional character, created by a male grad student. The purpose … Continue reading

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Storytelling by blog: Project 1968

Project 1968 is another story told by blogs, with several features worth noting. Two distinct voices build the narrative, each character with her own blog (Amy and Janine).  The pair are linked by the main blog site. The texts are … Continue reading

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Storytelling by blog: the Pepys Diary

Another example of blog-based storytelling is the Pepys Diary.  Each day this blog republishes a diary entry from Samuel Pepys’ diary, on the corresponding date. For example, for May 10 2011, we see May 10 1668: Beyond the basic content, … Continue reading

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Storytelling by blog: Dracula

Blogs are one of many Web 2.0 storytelling platforms. Today’s example is my Draculablog, which posts Bram Stoker’s novel to the web on the same dates as the book indicates. For example, the post for today, May 3, is Jonathan … Continue reading

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