When writing goes generative, collaborative, interactive, ludic, and/or site-specific. A larger-than-ordinary poetics.
What is big writing?
Or, what am I doing with this blog? A fine question!
Since Google Reader is cutting its social features, I need somewhere to post all of the interesting text- and language-related stuff that I come across on the Internet. Most of that stuff falls into a genre I call “big writing” (loosely analogous to “big games”)—projects, pieces, installations, poems, and websites that are based on the written word, but exploded somehow—reaching off the printed page and into unexpected realms.