The Brave New Text Is a Kaleidoscope of Perspectives …
The Brave New Text is a book about web writing and how it transforms the way we communicate, exchange, experience and explore thoughts, ideas, goods. It is a kaleidoscope of perspectives through which you will see texts on the web as webs themselves, as processes that change us, word by word, link by link.
For You to Weave Your Own Web of Words
This upcoming website will feature excerpts from the book together with thoughts and advice on web writing to help you weave your own web of words on the Web of People.
Why This Book?
The concept of the Brave New Text appeared vested in a rhyme:
Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue.
I saw the parts of the rhyme corresponding to four main characteristics of the written word, having collided with the all-purpose machine (as computers were initially conceived as) and later on with the World Wide Web.
Stay tuned for the entire story ….
p.s. You might like the tiny Web Writing guide I’ve put together so that more and more web and text weavers can make the Web an even better text: A Tiny Companion to Weaving Texts in the Web [a link to the pdf version]