A New Era of Reading: a review of Pry

  Pry, a novella sold in the apple app store as an “e-book” and is a new twist on the way books were traditionally meant to be read. The app takes the reader on an experience with the use of videos and interactions with the words on the “pages”.  It isn’t anything like I have…

Pry into Pry

A Book to Watch and a Film to Touch At least that is what the LA Review of Books is calling Pry, A Novella. Pry is an interactive book sold as an app on Apple devices. It is written by Samantha Gorman and Danny Cannizzaro who collectively call themselves Tender Claws. There are five chapter…

Pry: Digital Literature at it’s Best

Title: Pry, A Novella Authors: Danny Camnizzaro, Samantha Gorman Format: iOS App Review by Keegan Ragan Pry by Danny Camnizzaro and Samantha Gorman isn’t what you would expect from a typical e-book. Instead of what is simply a book copied onto your device, Pry is a much more dynamic approach towards the emerging e-literature genre. It expects the reader…

Pry: A Review

PRYING INTO PRY: A REVIEW By: Rose Crelli Cybertext, ergodic, labyrinth, nonlinear, these are all words that could be used to describe the interactive novel iOS app by Tender Claws.  Engagingly fusing text, audio and video into an abstract, yet cohesive whole, Pry, a Novella  is an innovative force to be reckoned with.  Implementing the…

A Review of PRY: A Novella

The concept of a digital story isn’t a new one to me. I remember being seven years old and playing interactive storybooks on my old desktop Dell. At the time, I wasn’t able to be impressed by the creativeness behind the games and activities that went along with the story, nor was I able to…

Pry: A Different Way Of Reading

If you are unfamiliar with digital literature, then the works of Pry, A Novella may either confuse or even intrigue you. What is Pry you may ask? Pry was created by Danny Cannizzaro and Samantha Gorman and it is an interactive multimedia story that allows the reader to, in a way, choose the path of…

Pry into the Mind of a Soldier

Pry is an interactive novella app made by Danny Cannizzaro and Samantha Gorman. The novella app allows the readers to pry open or pinch close to get more out of the story. It is about a man named James who was in the Gulf War stationed in I believe Dharan, and is now a veteran…

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Pry has been called a “book to watch and a film to touch”. The LA Review of Books says that “if you want to see one of the seeds of future lit, read Pry.” Based on your experience with electronic literature, what do you think? As a contributor to an emerging blog about electronic literature, you’ve…