What Is a Vook?


via vook.com

WHAT IS A VOOK?

A vook is a new innovation in reading that blends a well-written book, high-quality video and the power of the Internet into a single, complete story.

You can read your book, watch videos that enhance the story and connect with authors and your friends through social media all on one screen, without switching between platforms. [via vook.com]

Fascinated with the idea of a vook. It might only be the first step, but it feels like we’re finally on the way to portable, integrated digital storytelling. The marriage of prose publishing and scrap-booking for the digital age. What sort of book would lend itself to this innovative new format?

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