Author Archives: Brandon Battersby

Al Gore’s Poppin Book Pushes the Bar

Our Choice is the sequel to Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth, and its digital Apple edition frankly steals the thunder from any e-book out there. The enhanced, full-featured book is the result of a super-star collaboration that could possibly be … Continue reading

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Go the F**k to Sleep

Although his voice is characteristically distinguishable from any other, and arguably soothing, it would be the last thing you would want your child to listen to before going to bed—well maybe not the last thing—just don’t let them listen to this one. … Continue reading

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SteamPunk Publishing is Featured

This Monday, I met a very ambitious graphics designer named Monica DyBuncio. She is currently a photo editor at CBS.com and a volunteer at NY Creative Interns. She agreed to feature the company and interview me. Here is a link to the … Continue reading

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Web-Fiction Implements Gaming Features in Design

Inspired by my recent feature of Foreworld and interview with Jeremy Bornstein of Subutai, I wrote a blog entry on Gamasutra. It has been my first one in a while, so take a look and give my gaming blog some … Continue reading

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Interview with Jeremy Bornstein from Foreworld

As a follow-up to my Foreworld: The Mongoliad feature, I had the privilege of interviewing Jeremy Bornstein for an in-depth Q&A about the process of working on a project like Foreworld and the team behind its creation. Jeremy, you are the President … Continue reading

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Foreworld: The Mongoliad – A Community Driven Epic

From up and down the western seaboard comes a team of  multi-talented writers and techies who have set new standards for the art of epic storytelling. Subutai Corporation has been publishing a historical serial fiction that has been growing in audience … Continue reading

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The Book Patch: Self-Publishing Has Never Been Easier

The writing community has many web-tools at its disposal, but for project management, remote collaboration, and distribution, no tool is more convenient than The Book Patch (TBP). I had the chance to play around with the website, and the privilege of talking with its creator, … Continue reading

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Pixel Qi – It’s Kinda Like Eye Candy

I know this post will excite my girlfriend to say the least. A few months ago, she and I were shopping around for a notebook computer. She was very hesitant to settle on a model because she was not a … Continue reading

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PROJECT Defines the Digital Magazine

Virgin Digital Publishing Limited recently released an ad-driven issue of their iPad-only magazine, Project. My uncle, adamant that I needed to experience it, encouraged me to borrow an iPad from a friend of mine at work. I took a look … Continue reading

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Hot Topics: Highlights

The footage from the Hot Topics discussion panel has been edited, exported and uploaded to the SteamPunkPub channel on YouTube. The length of the discussion was shortened to under twenty minutes of highlights and had to be divided into two … Continue reading

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