Blockchain is a Hot Topic
Oct09

Blockchain is a Hot Topic

Tackling the Lack of Scarcity of Online Art Richard Adams   If you aren’t sure what Blockchain actually is then Oxford Dictionaries defines it as ‘a digital ledger in which transactions made in bitcoin or another cryptocurrency are recorded chronologically and publicly’. That’s right, it’s not a new Internet or web, it’s a system for transparent recording of transactions.   Creating Value In the art world this...

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Using Empathy Maps to Explore Barriers to Writing
Oct02

Using Empathy Maps to Explore Barriers to Writing

Productivity, Procrastination and Empathy as a Tool Bec Evans   More of us than ever want and need to write. There’s more opportunity to get our writing into the world – with LinkedIn and Medium celebrating long form and platforms like Wattpad and Movellas sharing stories with millions of people each day. However, these opportunities can put pressure on us to write about our work and businesses, to differentiate ourselves and create a...

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An Interview with a Storycrafter
Aug28

An Interview with a Storycrafter

Featured image (above) by Jenn The Evolution of a Steampunk Transmedia Experience Rupert Bathurst   In my previous article I introduced you to steampunk and mentioned a couple of practitioners within the movement. This time I would like to delve a little deeper into the craft of one of these said practitioners, Michael J. Rigg. He is the creator of the Heart of Bronze fictional universe in which both his novel, Clockwork Looking...

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Podcast Fiction
Aug15

Podcast Fiction

The Emergence of Long Form Audio Dramas Marcus Lilley   In previous articles for Create Hub I have looked at the influence that companies such as Amazon and Netflix have had on our culture of television watching, the emphasis on long form storytelling and our growing need for consuming long form content. We now have so much content at our disposal on our devices all of the time. It is a very exciting time for storytelling. I am a...

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Digital Choice
Aug07

Digital Choice

  This month I’m handing over the baton for our Create Hub Industry Experts article to Matthew Jelfs, Head of Content here at Ammba. We’ve been having a debate in the office about ‘digital choice’ and here’s what we’ve been pondering.   Does Digital Really Offer the Choice we Think it Does? Matthew Jelfs     One of our colleagues was stuck for something to listen to in the office recently. With millions of songs...

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