A tale not quite as old as time

“After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.”

– Phillip Pulman

Welcome to Papercircuitry, the place where I will be discussing how the consumption of fiction has changed with the development of technology and how classic stories are being reinvented for the Web.

But before we get into that, a story. Are you sitting comfortably? Good, then let us begin…

A long time ago, a young girl was given a set of Jane Austen novels for her birthday. Oh how beautiful they were! The self-professed bookworm could not wait to delve into their pages and explore the world of Pride and Prejudice.

She could not get passed the first chapter. Continue reading