Writing in a Digital Age –

Brilliant summing up of last weekend’s conference by writer and journalist Molly Flatt

http://www.bookbrunch.co.uk/pid/article_free/the_literary_consultancy_writing_in_a_digital_age

who herself made an impassioned call for words not gimmicks as writers and technologists etch out mutual ground. An inspiring and thought provoking two days. Set up by Rebecca Swift and Jon Slack of The Literacy Consultancy  the conference covered both business and creative ends of the digital discussion.http://www.literaryconsultancy.co.uk/events/literary-conference-2013/2013-programme/

more anon no doubt

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Nearly Networked

I have changed the name of this blog to reflect a broader self remit.  AI wills this blog will be used for posting materials relating to two new modules I’m teaching this coming academic year which I’m very excited about – The Networked Image and Creative Writing. More coming soon.

Flash Wars

Independent journalist and regular commentator on the BBC World Service programme Digital Planet, Bill Thompson on Open Societies Need Open Systems.

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