This is the weekend edition of TheMarioBlog and will be updated as needed. The next blog post is Monday, August 19.
Dear blog readers: The excitement is growing as the day approaches, September 15, when The Story, my new mobile storytelling book, a trilogy, appears.
I would like to take the opportunity here, in a series of blog posts, to introduce you to the book, its look and feel and what you can expect.
Notice that we try to have a central idea per phone screen. As you will see in the examples above, the treatment of many screens is as if you were looking at a mini poster, a theory that I propose and discuss at length in The Story.
This how a new section is introduced:
This is a “billboard” which is a way to highlight an important point:
Here we see inside screens, usually one image per screen:
A segment titled The Legacy is all about an exercise I did at the end of the process of writing The Story: I went through my other 13 published books to extract thoughts and ideas that are still as useful today as they were when written:
Keynote presentation: Business Information & Media Summit (BIMS).
You can order the print edition of my new mobile storytelling book, The Story, from Amazon already here:
The newspaper remains the most powerful source of storytelling on the planet. But technology threatens its very existence. To survive, the Editor must transform, adapt, and manage the newsroom in a new way. Find out how, pre-orderThe Story by Mario Garcia, chief strategist for the redesign of over 700 newspapers around the world.
I am happy to announce that we will, indeed, have a print edition of my mobile storytelling book, The Story. I thank you for expressing your interest to our publisher, Thane Boulton, of Thane & Prose. Now the print edition will be a reality, and you can already see the cover and back cover here:
TheMarioBlog post # 3094