I don’t know about you but I *heart* Mcr!
It is this and the love of social media that has inspired Manchester based writer Tom Mason to create November in Manchester.
SEO copywriter by day, budding novelist by night Tom has launched November in Manchester describing it as a ‘social media novel’.
The project, which will run across dedicated blogs, Twitter accounts and the like encourages folks across Manchester to shape the direction of a tale of romance based in the city.
Anyone and everyone are being encouraged to submit piccies and video of their favourite locations across Manchester. The collected media will be then used to complement the story; the characters in November In Manchester will use this user-submitted media in their updates and shape where key moments in the story take place.
The story will begin on the 2nd of November to the 30th November with eight different characters tweeting, blogging and sharing their lives.
The other key character is Manchester itself. Therefore if you are in the know about which events the characters should attend over the four weeks contribute to the project. This real time approach will not only make the story more inclusive and realistic, but also promote what there is to see and do in Manchester during November.
It will be interesting to watch the success of November in Manchester as is it has already been generating a worthy buzz since its launch. As the dark nights draw in then it is the perfect opportunity to settle down in front of your computer and get involved.

I don’t know about you but I *heart* Mcr!

It is this and the love of social media that has inspired Manchester based writer Tom Mason to create November in Manchester.

SEO copywriter by day, budding novelist by night Tom has launched November in Manchester describing it as a ‘social media novel’.

The project, which will run across dedicated blogs, Twitter accounts and the like encourages folks across Manchester to shape the direction of a tale of romance based in the city.

Anyone and everyone is being encouraged to submit piccies and video of their favourite locations across Manchester. The collected media will be then used to complement the story; the characters in November In Manchester will use this user-submitted media in their updates and shape where key moments in the story take place.

The saga will begin on the 2nd of November running to the 30th November 2009 with eight different characters tweeting, blogging and sharing their lives.

The other key character is Manchester itself. Therefore if you are in the know about which events the characters should attend over the four weeks then contribute to the project. This real time approach will not only make the story more inclusive and realistic, but also promote what there is to see and do in Manchester during November.

It will be interesting to watch the success of November in Manchester as is it has already been generating a worthy buzz since its launch. As the dark nights draw in then it is the perfect opportunity to settle down in front of your computer and get involved.

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