Vancouver 125 Legacy Books Project Republishing Out-of-Print Books: A Case Study- Back to the Future: Republishing Out-of-Print Books and the Vancouver 125 Legacy Books Project The following essay was written for a graduate seminar in the Master of Publishing program (MPub) at Simon Fraser University. PUB 800 | Spring 2016 When a title goes out of print, or at the end […]
The Witcher - video game cover art The Witcher Series- The Witcher Series: A Case Study of Transmedia and Narrative in Video Games The following essay was written for a graduate seminar in the Master of Publishing program (MPub) at Simon Fraser University. PUB 802 | Spring 2016 First, there is a story—let’s say a novel—that gains critical acclaim and […]
Screenshot of Electronic Literature Collection - volume 3 This is Your Brain on E-Lit- From LongReads to Medium, WattPad to Electric Lit, we are reading more than ever thanks to the internet and in fact, electronic literature is now an evolving field of publishing. As we read differently on paper versus on screen, our brains learn the tasks we engage in, adapting our inner […]
Freedom to Read Week 2016 Why We Still Need Freedom to Read Week- The following essay was written for a graduate seminar in the Master of Publishing program (MPub) at Simon Fraser University. PUB 800 | Spring 2016 In the 21st century, citizens in developed nations seem to have more freedom to information than ever, yet this perception is problematic for several reasons. The […]
Wattpad About screenshot What Wattpad Brings to the Publishing Table- The following essay was written for a graduate seminar in the Master of Publishing program (MPub) at Simon Fraser University. PUB 800 | Fall 2015 It seems every few months there is another story about a self-published author getting a huge book deal, or being optioned for a movie—Hugh Howey, Amanda […]
Reconciling Technology and Nature in Princess Mononoke- Hayao Miyazaki’s films offer a critique of the role of media technology in contemporary culture, specifically in their relation to the natural world. In Miyazaki’s 1997 feature-length film, Princess Mononoke (Mononoke-hime in Japanese), we see social critiques and criticisms of technological advancement, but rarely is there ever a simple message […]