“Good writing is supposed to evoke sensation in the reader –
not the fact that it is raining,
but the feeling of being rained upon.”
E. L. Doctorow
To let the reader inside the story, the feelings, events, the conclusions, is what the art of writing is all about. The basics are an engaging story in itself as well as excellent storytelling. To integrate the reader even further in Your story you could add interactive design and publish your work as an interactive book. Very soon we will launch our PublishingLab for interactive books, our OnDemand-services is already available. Have a creative and beautiful weekend!
Mark Twain’s vision is empowered by the interactive book-format that both speed up the navigation back and forth, as well as simplifies the iReader’s efforts to discover her individual book path. This e.g. in comparison to a “course” where the term in itself and how it is managed forms a one-way-street through the content. In this sense, the book’s multifaceted aspects are definitely a format for the digital age, while a course assembly-line process is more of the industrial age. Learn more about interactive books and our PublishingLab
“The solution often turns out more beautiful than the puzzle.”
Our platform for integrated storytelling and interactive books is a great example of this. As the original vision was to bring engaging interactivity into the book-format with multimedia and simple tasks with feedback. The empowering solution after loads of work now includes total integration of gamification features, an AI Storyteller that reads the text (of course it is possible to use human voices too), interactive videos etc. etc. Soon it will also include augmented reality features.
“A special effect without a story is a pretty boring thing.”
The storytelling and publishing market is developing rapidly in the shadow of digitization. Ebooks, audiobooks to interactive books, and all the new distribution- and business models that follow with it. However, remember, like once upon a time, the power of the story is the driving force that selects the empowering and engaging success from a boring showdown.
“He who loves practice without theory
is like the sailor who boards a ship
without a rudder and compass
and never knows where he may cast.”
Leonardo Da Vinci
Leonardo wrote and drew more than 5000 pages of notes and sketches about everything that came to his mind. The keys to his methods are based on practice, theory and visualisation to making creativity work. Where you according to Leonardo should start to work on detail after detail in order to create a whole “image”. We highly recommend to read Walter Isaacson’s biography about Leonardo since it gives a very insightful review about his life, work and methods.
“The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.”
― Oscar Wilde
Such books that are challenging the mind and the world are the true documentaries of the time. Since they exploring what was and what is. While they empowering the future roads to improvements. As Oscar Wilde himself is an excellent example of being such an author and person. As he paid a very high price with imprisonment and much too early death at 46.
“One can resist the invasion of an army,
but one cannot resist the invasion of ideas.”
Yes, ideas are stubborn, where ideas forwarded in books is one of the most powerful sources for empowering, change and transformation. So let’s empower the world with your ideas, maybe even with our publishing services. Please take a look: on demand | PublishingLab, and do not hesitate to contact us.
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