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Writing for Visual Media, 2nd Edition by Anthony Friedmann

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Writing for Interactive Entertainment

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The last chapter explored writing for interactive media that basically serve a utilitarian, commercial or informational objective. This chapter looks at writing for interactive media that are primarily designed to divert, amuse, or entertain an audience. The media discussed in the last chapter usually have some corporate or organizational function. The kind of media we want to consider here generally offer an experience for which the audience is prepared to pay and which satisfies a need for knowledge or entertainment, or both.

Interactive Reference Works

Although we have had dictionaries ever since the 18th Century when Dr. Johnson put together a dictionary of the English language, and later encyclopedias ...

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