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…

Is It Gaming or Working?

While reading Games Without Play by David Golumbia, you may feel intrigued to carry on with reading his work, or perhaps feel like the concepts are dragging on and that he should just get to the point. Whatever the case may be, you cannot deny the fact that Golumbia invokes all types of ideas into…

The World of Pry

It seems like eons ago, as Katherine Hales puts it in her essay on digital literature, when people were bending the rules to expand the world of literature to printed books. It was a monumental change that helped launch a new era of Renaissance and it helped to establish a new benchmark for education. Today,…

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…

Review of Pry, A Novella

Pry, A Novella definitely could be considered the future of literature with respect to those of e-books and gaming. The novella is unlike any book one can pick up and turn the pages as they read. In Pry the experience is based on the user. As the two creators of the Tender Claws company,Gorman and…

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: A Review

Have you ever sat down and thought about how boring it is to read a book line by line, chapter by chapter? How bland is it to read a book in a linear fashion? If you’ve ever thought that, here’s some good news for you! There are these things called interactive novellas. They allow readers to…

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…