Archive for September, 2012

Freedom in Five Photos

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Originally posted at

In prep for doing next week’s introduction to storytelling for my ds106 class, yesterday’s sequence of events compelled me to try the Tell a Story in Five Frames flickr group, making a story titled “Freed”

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Not Ready to Fly

Butterfly Bed

Be Free

Yellow Freedom

This are an interesting challenge, it is easy perhaps to illustrate a series of events. The trick to level up is to make the story less literal (which I cannot say I have done here). Like the six word story, this is a great exercise in telling a story within contraints.

The story as tweeted (with iPhone autocorrect typos at no charge)

Black Gold, Texas Tee

Friday, September 7th, 2012

I’m gonna be rich, with this drill rig, it goes and goes.