Margaret Atwood on How Technology Shapes Storytelling

Mar 17, 2016 · 1 min read

Margaret Atwood isn’t afraid of technology, though she works in a far more creative medium than most technology storytellers. In this video created in 2015, she discusses using the platform Wattpad.

“The way you move content from here to there does influence what gets written and how it’s written. . . How you tell the story, and in how many pieces you tell the story — these things are old [notions]. It’s how you distribute them.”

There’s more to this analysis. Writers should become more engaged in the technology themselves — as play, and in their work.

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