By Kim Littler Role Playing Games (RPGs) are characterised by their focus on narrative and exploration – elements which are strengthened and given replayability through choice driven gameplay. RPG is a genre […]
Artificial Intelligence in Digital Media: How We Can Shape the Future with AI
Kim Littler discusses some of the ways that AI can be influential in the future.
Has Colleen Hoover Murdered Intellectualism?
Isobel Webb-Pratt If you have spent even a few minutes on BookTok it’s highly likely you will have come across some content related to Colleen Hoover and her works. There have been […]
The ever-lasting loop: The TikTok epidemic
Sophie Conner Ironically, the first time I knew it had become a real problem was when the question of “Do you even remember the last three TikToks you watched?” interrogated me at […]
It’s BookTok’s World and We’re Just Living In It
Megan Stoker writes about the impact of social media on reading.
The True Crime Trend: Sickening Fixation, or Social Commentary?￼
The true crime fascination is no longer taboo but a common place source of entertainment. But has true crime become a sickening fixation or social commentary?
The Rise of Bookstagram
Bookstagram. It’s exactly the mishmash you think it is, books and Instagram. Bookstagram, is the bookworm’s platform to artistically showcase their myriad of books and their vast love of literature. So how do you do it?
Once Upon a Time in Carrotland: A Study of Youtube Stardom, Autobiography and Ghost-Writing
It is by no means uncommon that famous people get the chance to write books about themselves and their life stories. However, have you ever heard of a celebrity autobiography that was ghost-written entirely without the knowledge of the nominal author?
Queer YA and the Rise of ‘BookTok’
Growing up, I didn’t come across any LGBTQ+ representation in literature until I was fourteen years old. However, in the present age of ‘BookTok’, young adult fiction is changing for the better.
Tour de Four Walls: Examining the House Tour Trend
Gan Chin Lin: “Personal yearnings, private dreams for a room of one’s own, a sense of vicarious hunger”