Your Twine to Choose!

Your Twine to Choose!

Twine is a special program that lets you write stories, which are also games: they can go in different directions, remember things the reader did, and have lots of different endings. Twine is free to download and use. You don’t even need to know how to program! Twine uses a simple language that is easy to learn. 100 Story Building have started running workshops using Twine with our...

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Podcasting with LEVEL 87 Book Club!

Podcasting with LEVEL 87 Book Club!

Over the summer holidays, the members of Level 87 Book Club tried to prise open the trapdoor and sneak down the 100 Story Building elevator to record their very first podcast. Too bad the elevator doors were rusted shut due to poor maintenance service checks! Nevertheless, they were able to utilise their new sound recording and editing skills to capture the mysterious sounds from the...

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More than one way to catch a Llama

More than one way to catch a Llama

  Over the summer break we decided to put our spare time to good use: we set out to search for that pesky Llama that went missing from Level 14. We packed our backpacks full of dried apples (Llama’s favourite food) and made sure our shoelaces were tied with double knots (Llamas can run real fast when they want to). A series of clues and left-behind right footprints lead us all round...

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Story Hubs

Story Hubs

After three years telling stories with more than 5,000 children and young people in Footscray, we are looking beyond the galaxy, the time machine and the skydeck. We’d like to work with you on something much bigger than our very tall (or very deep?) Building.  We’d like to co-create an imaginative space for children and young people in your community. To support this, we would also...

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Encouraging Harvests

Encouraging Harvests

Welcome back to another week of Early Harvest. Sadly, we didn’t have a special guest, however, that didn’t mean it wasn’t fun. This week the editorial board were faced with two key tasks: personalised feedback letters and writing a choose your own adventure (CYOA)! Surprisingly, I thought everyone would rush to design the CYOA, but a handful of editors put their hands up to join Jess and I...

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Briefing the Impossible

Briefing the Impossible

Hi again! Last Saturday marked the fourth session for the editorial board to work towards their very own magazine. This week we focused on the magazine cover and were lucky to have Tam, an incredible freelance artist, join us on level 100 to help us with that. (To find out more about her, you can check out her Instagram @tam_aftertam). She gave us a run through of what she does, and how...

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