Tag Archives: literature

The Mobile Storytelling by Candice Faktor

“People say teens don’t read…I have some evidence to suggest completely otherwise,” says Candice Faktor

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Wattpad has revolutionized the way novels are created and consumed. 

As a social platform, Wattpad offers writers an outlet to share their voice and have their stories resonate with a larger community, while allowing global access through mobile devices.

A Future of StoryTelling Film. Produced by Melcher Media and Voyeur Films, directed by Alison Chernick

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The Long Tail

In 1988, a British mountain climber named Joe Simpson wrote a book called Touching the Void, a harrowing account of near death in the Peruvian Andes. It got good reviews but, only a modest success, it was soon forgotten. Then, a decade later, a strange thing happened. Jon Krakauer wrote Into Thin Air, another book about a mountain-climbing tragedy, which became a publishing sensation. Suddenly Touching the Void started to sell again.

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