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The Long Tale of Being Digital
The Long Tale of Being Digital
The Long Tale of Being Digital
The Long Tale of Being Digital
The Long Tale of Being Digital
The Long Tale of Being Digital
The Long Tale of Being Digital
The Long Tale of Being Digital
The Long Tale of Being Digital
The Long Tale of Being Digital
The Long Tale of Being Digital
The Long Tale of Being Digital
The Long Tale of Being Digital
The Long Tale of Being Digital
The Long Tale of Being Digital
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The Long Tale of Being Digital

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The long tale of digital opportunity readily available for every author, musician, songwriter, lyrists, or playwright.

The long tale of digital opportunity readily available for every author, musician, songwriter, lyrists, or playwright.

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  • 1. … presents “The Long Tale of Being Digital” for Authors, Musicians, Lyricists, Songwriters, Playwrights, Writers, & Wordsmiths© Notes ‘N Time, Inc. 2012 Copying or distribution is prohibited.
  • 2. On one hand there are: WORDS© Notes ‘N Time, Inc. 2012 Copying or distribution is prohibited.
  • 3. & on the other is : MUSIC© Notes ‘N Time, Inc. 2012 Copying or distribution is prohibited.
  • 4. On one hand : Authors create books© Notes ‘N Time, Inc. 2012 Copying or distribution is prohibited.
  • 5. On the other : Songwriters create songs© Notes ‘N Time, Inc. 2012 Copying or distribution is prohibited.
  • 6. What do music & the written word naturally share? Storytelling© Notes ‘N Time, Inc. 2012 Copying or distribution is prohibited.
  • 7. Storytellers before the printing press An Irish storyteller travels from town to parish. He sits at a hearth telling tales to the people and weaves in a good „ol tune or two. A native American Indian chief gathers his tribe To teach them of their ways via a story, & songs, and dance. These storytellers, & ones similar in all cultures worldwide knew the original harmonization of Story & Song!© Notes ‘N Time, Inc. 2012 Copying or distribution is prohibited.
  • 8. 20th Century Storytellers Authors … tell their story through words which are printed in a book. Songwriters & Lyrists … tell their story through music which are recorded onto a CD Playwrights & Dramatists … writes a story with songs meant for the stage. Auditory Storytellers perform at Festivals & Clubs.© Notes ‘N Time, Inc. 2012 Copying or distribution is prohibited.
  • 9. 20th Century Packaging & Distribution of Story & Song A CD attached inside the hard copy book cover. Audio Books are narrated & verbatim to the printed book. Non-fiction How-To ships with a CD Example: Italian Recipe book ships with an Italian music to create atmosphere when cooking or serving. A Children‟s Book ships with a companion soundtrack that was originally produced as an animated film. Example: Disney produces the film, the music, & the story copyright enabling them to easily re-purpose and re-package the story.© Notes ‘N Time, Inc. 2012 Copying or distribution is prohibited.
  • 10. The Preeminent Long Tale The endless combinations of story and song already written, or yet to be written, certainly denote a Long & Preeminent Tale of Being Digital for the enhanced Book, where both the writers and readers have more fun! Here at last is where we infuse music into the story … here we create a-new, the ways of the original storytellers. The Industry will discover the ultimate reward for Being Digital. when integration happens at the data level; in the words; in the content, in the context, in the meaning; in the emotion, and inside the narrative … where words & music naturally synergize. Specifics to the integration become part of the creative writing process. The Long Tale Bottom Line: It’s the story itself that matters the most!© Notes ‘N Time, Inc. 2012 Copying or distribution is prohibited.
  • 11. The Opportunity the Long Tale offers Storytellers Musicians & songwriters; grant license to Authors to embed your copyrighted song files into their book and revenue share. Contemporary playwrights; adopt the enhanced book medium as an alternative option to re-package your stage productions. Photographers & Artists; create a digital book of your art and embed background music to set a mood, provide more latitude or diversity, in it‟s expression and in a readers interpretation. Musicians & songwriters: re-package any portion of your discography highlighting a song and/or the story behind its‟ lyrics. Partner with an illustrator or graphics designer to create just the right visuals resulting in a very unique gift book. Authors write an autobiography and include the songs that played at that exact paragraph of their lives, at ___ Place, on ___ Day, with ___ Person.© Notes ‘N Time, Inc. 2012 Copying or distribution is prohibited.
  • 12. 21st Century Packaging & Distribution of Story & Song Offer your digital e-book directly to your customer as a download from your website. Retaining 100% of the revenue is ideal versus paying 60% or more for traditional distribution services. Audio Books are narrated and the songs will play at the part of the chapter it was meant to be heard. Enhanced e-books embed the music files contextually within the document allowing the reader to simply read along & then click Play. The book has a companion Spotify playlist the author can share.© Notes ‘N Time, Inc. 2012 Copying or distribution is prohibited.
  • 13. 21st Century Packaging & Distribution of Story & Song Host your e-book in a cloud & sell access. Reporting on the number of times a particular song file is accessed provide tracking for royalty payments & satisfies copyright license laws. The e-book has a companion Apple iTunes iMix that is promoted as one product, but the music is sold as a separate download. A hard copy book includes an address where the reader is sent online to download the music files affiliated with the book. Follow copyright law & everyone benefits. The author is paid for the writing & the musician is paid for their Music. Naturally if you are the copyright holder, the integration process is much simpler.© Notes ‘N Time, Inc. 2012 Copying or distribution is prohibited.
  • 14. 21st Century Exemplar Integration of Story & Song A best-selling author wrote lyrics for each chapter of her new book then collaborated with a song writer / friend to create the soundtrack. (Sing You Home / Jodi Picoult) A playwright from Scotland approached an author about creating a compilation of songs that expressed the highlights of her novel he dearly loved. (Outlander , 20th Anniversary Edition, Diana Gabaldon includes Outlander – The Musical ) The Beatles "Yellow Submarine" was released as a free e-book providing a peek at the future of full interactivity. This work includes full-color illustrations, animations, video clips, musical selections from the film and embedded narration. In Pure Coincidence & the Cosmic Radio, the soundtrack for the autobiography was determined by the actual life experience. Each song lyric associated with the story gives the impression it participated in synchronistic fashion; Fated, on time, and in tune with the spirit of the moment.© Notes ‘N Time, Inc. 2012 Copying or distribution is prohibited.
  • 15. Storytellers & Rockers Unite !! Come Together, Create & Collaborate, Combine & Harmonize, Improvise & Synchronize, Infuse music into the pure reading experience As Reading Rocks with Rhythms & Rhymes! @ Notes „N Time!© Notes ‘N Time, Inc. 2012 Copying or distribution is prohibited.
  • 16. Thank you for reviewing “The Long Tale of Being Digital” D. Laureen Earnest Notes „N Time, Inc. 757-504-4777© Notes ‘N Time, Inc. 2012 Copying or distribution is prohibited.

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