Foreword

Digital storytelling. In its true essence, it is so much more than simply “writing for the Web.” The secret to any degree of long-term “success” lies with storytelling and attracting and then engaging a captive audience in a digital space where banner ads, clicks, pokes, cat videos, and a host of other distractions are rife is no mean feat.

Crafted in a way that only a great storyteller might, Digital Storytelling is delivered in a cohesive arc of five parts as Carolyn Handler Miller takes you by the hand and walks and talks you through new technologies and the creative opportunities that they bring for writers and creators, pausing to consider convergence, interactivity (and most importantly its effects), and digital storytelling tools. ...

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