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Introduction to Interactive, Nonlinear Stories & Guided Interviews with Twine

Introduction to Interactive, Nonlinear Stories & Guided Interviews with Twine In-Person / Online

Note: This workshop is hybrid and available both in person and online.

Twine is an open source tool that can be used to create stories that are interactive and non-linear. Twine can be used for multiple purposes including Guided Interviews or storytelling including embeded images, video, and audio if desired.

Twine can also create game based experiences which gives readers options and choices throughout the the story. All reader choices and selections in Twine stories are saved locally in the readers’ web browser and there is also no need to create an account, which means that there are little to no privacy concerns when using Twine in educational settings.

. Once you’ve completed this session you’ll be able to:

  1. Navigate around the Twine app, including, Archive and Import stories.
  2. Be able to create a new story.
  3. Be able to create new [[passages]] to a story.
  4. Know basic markup tags and how to use them.
  5. Know how to modify background formatting with CSS.
  6. Be able to add images from other web servers.
  7. Know where to find other projects and tutorials for learning how to use Twine.
  8. Be able to add a random event in the text.
  9. Be able to add links to YouTube videos.
  10. Know where to find directions so they can upload their Twine story to their UVic webspace or Github.com.
  11. Be able to use variables to track reader selections throughout a story (or interview).

No programming skills are required for this workshop; just a good imagination and a desire to tell a story.

Date:
Monday, May 30, 2022
Time:
10:30am - 12:00pm
Time Zone:
Pacific Time - US & Canada (change)
Location:
Digital Scholarship Commons A308
Library:
Mearns Centre for Learning - McPherson Library (LIB)
Audience:
  Faculty     Graduate students     Undergraduate students     UVic staff  
Categories:
  DSC  

Registration is required. There are 16 in-person seats available. There are 13 online seats available.

Event Presenter(s)

Rich McCue
Digital Scholarship Commons

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