Jeff VanderMeer’s Wonderbook

Jeff VanderMeer’s Wonderbook was published back in 2013 but it’s a title I missed seeing until recently. This is another interesting idea, similar to White Cloud Worlds, where the work is a collection of material from different creators, and there is a push towards creating a community around the book. In this case, there are online exercises and other extras available via an associated website. What an idea what sort of visual storytelling advice Wonderbook provides you can view the book trailer (below the cut). It will not be everyone’s cup of steam-powered fish-flavoured tea, but it will certainly appeal to some.

And here is a taste of some of the visual-graphic material from the work. An insightful and easy to grasp infographic.

life-cycle-of-a-story

Lifecycle via NPR.

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