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Like all things digital, digital fiction is prone to obsolescence, and we’re already losing key works. We chat about the evanescence of the medium, archiving digital fiction, and what we do as writers to make our works accessible for as long as possible – and whether we should even bother.
Links mentioned in this episode:
- 253 by Geoff Ryman (only accessible via Wayback Machine these days)
- afternoon, a story by Michael Joyce
- Institute for Digital Life and Ephemera (IDLE): Digital fiction based on concept of digital transcendence
- White Water Writers
- Twisty Little Passages by Nick Montfort
- Jeron Lanier’s TED Talk page
- Story Studio podcast
- The Adventure Zone podcast
- This American Life podcast
- Imaginary Worlds podcast
- Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls podcast
- My Dad Wrote a Porno podcast
- S-Town podcast
- My Favorite Murder podcast
This episode’s “Pick a Card” topic:
Many thanks to Bangor University’s School of Creative Studies & Media for use of their recording equipment and support of this podcast.Produced by Lyle Skains & Jordan Glendenning. Music from Kurt James Werner.