Best o/t Web 27 Dec 09

Here’s Sol’s weekly selection from the blogosphere. Feel free to recommend anything or give your feedback in the Questions and Comments below. And don’t forget you can subscribe to our posts so you don’t miss any of this, ever. The Bestseller Formula: Appeal to the Masses. If you want to be complicated, do it with images. Understanding genre elements takes …

Snapshot (that’ll never be)

While you’re all happily holidaying, we have some intense labouring behind the scenes in order to bring you the new 2010 version of The Story Dept., from early January. The screen shot is not the final layout as you could have expected. Where is the site’s title? ;) Update 27/12: As a matter of fact, the theme will not even …

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If you can dream it …

For many of the planet’s children the impossible unfolded on Christmas Eve… A benevolent, unshaven fat guy in a red suit will be hauled around the globe on a ten tonne sleigh stuffed with toys by a team of reindeer (one red-nosed) who can fly. Who would’ve dreamed it? Well someone did. They found a hero. Crafted a narrative. Developed …