publication . Article . 2017

Testing possibilities: on negotiating writing practices in a ‘postdigital’ age (tools and methods)

Josie Barnard;
Open Access English
  • Published: 10 Feb 2017
  • Publisher: Taylor and Francis
Abstract
The file attached to this record is the author's final peer reviewed version. The Publisher's final version can be found by following the DOI link. The exponential growth of new media technologies presents opportunities and challenges for writers. Fast-paced change – featuring what can seem like perpetual updates of hardware and software – undermines the possibility of growing attached to particular tools and practices. Collaboration is key to social media and many of the new technologies, and not something that sits easily with the traditional image of the writer as someone working alone. This article considers how writers can negotiate the demands of a ‘postdi...
Subjects
free text keywords: Creative Writing, Pedagogy, Digital Literacy, Creativity, Literature and Literary Theory, Social media, Emerging technologies, Literature, business.industry, business, Software, Sociology, Negotiation, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, New media
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