Using Theme to Author Hypertext Fiction

  • Alex Mitchell
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10045)


This paper explores the use of a “thematic linking” model to support the authoring of complex, emergent hypertext fiction. Initial observations suggest that while this approach is promising, as it allows authors and readers to discover unexpected connections within a work, it is also potentially overwhelming, due to the second-order nature of the writing process.


Intelligent narrative technologies Interactive storytelling Authoring Complex storytelling Hypertext Theme 



This work was funded under the FASS startup grant “Authoring Paradigms and Representation in Interactive Storytelling Tools”.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Communications and New MediaNational University of SingaporeSingaporeSingapore

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