Archives for 2011

A Good Ending

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Henry Jenkins has published a series of blogs recently on the issues of ending a cult TV series, and this chimed with the points that Mary Hamilton made about ‘Frothing’ in the podcast of her talk at The Story. Jenkins talks about the issues of fans’ reactions to the ends of much-loved stories, and whether

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Storythings Podcast Episode 3 – Mary Hamilton

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The third Storythings Podcast is now up,  featuring Mary Hamilton at The Story conference in February 2011. Mary’s brilliant, funny and erudite talk discussed ZOMBIE, a LARP she runs, as a ‘story machine’. Covering playful narrative design, NERG guns as protagonist devices, and the balance between backstory and action, Mary’s talk is an incredibly insightful take on how

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