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Tournament of la Poéstry, a Netprov

Tournament of la Poéstry, a Netprov

Posted by on Sep 16, 2013 in Blog |

Join us in a great new word game designed to tlickle and delicght your bilingual brain! robwit.net/poestry           The challenge? Compose petite poèmes comprehensible completely both en Français and English! C’it’s simple! Voilà an example. Fool(lement) Desire J desire tU. J desire tU enormusmly-ment! ...

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What is Netprov?

Posted by on Sep 7, 2013 in Blog |

In 2010-11 I had the incredible good fortune of being able to do a Master’s in Digital Culture at the University of Bergen, Norway. It let me spend time thinking about the kinds of electronic literature I had done and wanted to do, and researching the kinds of creative projects (in all media, from all periods) that crack me up and blow my mind. I...

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Occupy MLA, a netprov

Posted by on Feb 28, 2013 in Blog |

A long form netprov that lasted for over a year, Occupy MLA sought to promote discussion of the issues of non-tenure-track faculty (such as my co-author Mark C. Marino and myself) in the heart of the mighty Modern Language Association and its yearly convention. We created characters who we felt represented the plight of NTT faculty in a realistic and...

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TempSpence “Temporary Spencer” a netprov

Posted by on Feb 2, 2013 in Blog |

While reality TV stars Spencer Pratt and Heidi Montag were in seclusion doing “Celebrity Big Brother” in London in January, 2013, I assisted Mark C. Marino in a project that Spencer initiated, using Spencer’s official Twitter account. Mark invented a character, a British poet, who supposedly found Spencer’s lost phone and began...

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F.A.I.L. (Fantasy Automated Investors League), a netprov

F.A.I.L. (Fantasy Automated Investors League), a netprov

Posted by on Jan 14, 2013 in Blog |

F.A.I.L. was a 5-day netprov, running from Wed Nov 28th through Sun Dec 2nd, 2012. It was a story acted out in Twitter about three fictional characters and their adventures during those 5 days. The project was timed in conjunction with the Twitter Fiction Festival. Complete text archive of all the Tweets in the F.A.I.L. netprov The Story Dan, Lisa and...

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