140 Characters in Search of a Story: Twitterfiction as an Emerging Narrative Form

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2014
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The article takes a look into how the app Twitter is used for writing stories, or what can be called "Twitterfiction", and looking at different examples of Twitterficition and how they are tailored to the Twitter format and the audience reading it.

Chapter can be found in Analyzing digital fiction on page 94-108

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"My analysis will focus on examples of "Twitterfiction" where an authorial figure of some kind creates stories specifically tailored to the format of his or her followers."

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Epic Retold Chindu Sreedharan
Twisters Arjun Basu

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Shanmuga Priya