This month's issue of Oi Vietnam represents the first time the magazine has examined the literary sphere. Foreigners living in Vietnam are often mystified by local writing culture – there are almost no well-known Vietnamese writers who have found fame overseas. One of our writing bureau's intentions is to bring more literature across the language divide. This is also the first time we've been able to showcase Metro Writers in our sister publication. It's the official launch o
Technology has made a lot of things about writing easier. You can save little scraps of information in Evernote, write and edit with ease, and you don’t have to go to the library to do research. But, technology hasn’t made it any easier to concentrate, and actually write. This doesn’t need explanation. Twitter. Facebook. ’nuff said.
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We’re entering a new world of storytelling, in which digital exists as an experience; a visceral exploration of a story outside of a print book. The idea that print books exist at the top of a storytelling hierarchy, with video games, web series, YouTubers, podcasts, zines and interactive apps beneath them, is archaic and regressive: all platforms should be as highly regarded as print. Thankfully, there’s a raft of new companies demonstrating how digital publishing is adaptin
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NaNoWriMo is a “fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing” where participants have a goal of writing a 50,000 word novel between November 1 and November 30. They register online, where they can earn badges as they progress to the finish line, network with other writers, and check out resources to help them along. http://nanowrimo.org/ #writing