Weeks 13-15: Electronic Literature

Final (Exam) Assignment: Framework, Hacked, Remixed Works The goal of this assignment is to create a work of electronic literature based on an established framework or hacking/remixing the source code of another work of electronic literature. The works assigned from May 11-May 16 will showcase possible frameworks or hackable/remixable works. Choose one and build a… Read more »

Week 12: Video Works

Have you completed your Self-Evaluation?. Monday, April 30 In class: discussion of videopoetry and video narrative, including “Lazy Cat” by txt stories. Assignment: Identify video editing software, apps, screen capture software, and other tools and share links to them in our Facebook page. Write down one (or several) concepts you’d like do develop in a… Read more »

Weeks 10-11: GIFS and Videopoetry

Monday, April 16 In class: Discuss original memes Assignment: publish final versions of original memes on Twitter, using #DigitalCreativeWriting tag. Wednesday, April 18 In class: lecture on moving language American Chopper meme GIF GIF Poetry, #gifpoetry GIF Making tools in our Tools Document. Assignment: Share GIFs that incorporate language in our Facebook Group, along with a… Read more »

Week 9: Creative Memery

Monday, April 9 In class: discussion of meme formats, rhetorical strategies, and meme making tools. Assignment: Read “The Wired Guide to Memes“ Create a meme adapting one of the formats we’ve discussed in class. Share it in our Facebook Group. Wednesday, April 10 In class: discussion of created memes Assignment: Revise and share your first… Read more »

Week 8: Netprov

Monday, April 2 In class: final bot-sharing workshop Assignment: Finish your bot. Write a brief post about your bot in your blog, including an image and a link to your bot. Share a link to your post in our Facebook Group and on Twitter, using the following hashtags: #DigitalCreativeWriting #bot Wednesday, April 4 In class:… Read more »

Week 6 & 7: Bots!

Monday, March 19 In class: lecture on bots What is a Twitter Bot? Genre: Bot Assignment Explore Twitter Bots in the ELC3 Write a 1-paragraph response to one of the bots and post it in our Facebook Group with a link to the bot on Twitter before next class. Wednesday, March 21 In class: bot… Read more »

Week 5: Unraveling your Twine

Monday, March 12 In class: Twine Workshop Assignment: Revise Twine games and prepare how to tutorials. Wednesday, March 14 In class: How to tutorials How to add random elements? How to add a health bar or some other variable that can change state? How to add sound & video? How to set multiple background images?… Read more »

Week 4: Twine Games

Monday, March 5 In class: discuss Twine games & Twine. Assignment: Read a different Twine game from the ELC3. Post a 1 paragraph comment about the Twine game, on the post linking to your Twine game in our Facebook Group. Download and explore Twine. Come to class with an idea about a Twine Game you… Read more »

Week 3: WordPress & Hypertext

Monday, February 26 In class: introduction to WordPress Assignment: Read “25 Best Examples of About Me Pages“ Develop an About Me page for your blog. Share link to About Me page in our Facebook Group. Wednesday, February 28 In class: About Me page workshop Assignment: Read “My Body“ Read “Patterns of Hypertext“ Friday, March 2… Read more »

Week 2: Hand Coding

Monday, February 19 In class: HTML basics. Collabedit. Assignment: HTML Work: Write a story, poem, or other short work using HTML, images, audio, backgrounds and formatting. Bring your work in a USB drive in a folder that with the HTML file and all the assets. Read How to Choose a Domain Name and come to… Read more »

  • Syllabus

  • English 3238: Digital Creative Writing

    Welcome to the official site for English 3238, section 040, a section to be taught by Leonardo Flores this Fall 2014 with a special theme: Digital Creative Writing. Digital Creative Writing explores how digital technologies and contexts shape poiesis, in other words, how our creativity can be shaped by the capabilities of computers, programming, touchscreen… Read more »