Digital Fiction

Dreaming Methods is an award-winning digital storytelling studio with over 20 years' experience combining literature with immersive technologies.

Reading & Immersion

We create original fictional reading experiences set inside captivating worlds that incorporate new ways of exploring narratives, language and literacy.

The wider narrative

Our work is used in schools and universities, for academic research, shown at exhibitions worldwide and available across multiple platforms.

Un-put-downable

We use high production standards and stunning audio/visuals to create compelling work that engages even the most reluctant readers.

Engage & create

Working with people of all ages and backgrounds, we run talks and masterclasses in schools, libraries and universities on how to create digital fiction.

Recent Work

Quartet

Current Projects

All the Delicate Duplicates

Narrative Games

The Water Cave

Current Projects

Backslide

Current Projects

The Last Gas Station

Narrative Games

Wallpaper VR

Narrative Games

Perpetual Nomads

Narrative Games

Inanimate Alice: Teachers’ Edition Suite

Narrative Games

New Birmingham

Narrative Games

The Flat

Browser-based

Inkubus

Narrative Games

#PRISOM

Narrative Games

Complete Portfolio

A digital fiction development studio led by artist/writer Andy Campbell, Dreaming Methods fuses writing with new media and is responsible for some of the internet's earliest media-rich electronic literature.

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About us

We create create ground-breaking digital narratives that push the boundaries of reading and literacy. With over twenty years experience we offer a range of expertise in the field of digital storytelling.

Digital Storytelling

We have an extensive track record and highly regarded reputation in the field of digital fiction, electronic literature and narrative games. Our work is known for its engaging stories, beautiful visuals and technical wizardry. Contact us if you want to create a story that is compelling and immersive.

Consultation

As accomplished writers, film makers and digital artists, we can advise you on your digital storytelling ideas. From web-based narratives through game-making, to Virtual and Augmented Reality, we have experience across the board in collaborating with other writers/artists/makers and commissioners.

Training and Workshops

We run workshops and masterclasses in schools, universities and for organisations. From hands-on hypertext using Twine to the production of virtual story worlds using Unity, to advice on working in the Creative Industries. We provide mentoring, support, kit, resources and passion for our areas of expertise.

Dreaming Methods projects have been kindly funded and supported by



Supporters and judges of the New Media Writing Prize in association with Bournemouth University and if:Book UK 2010-2019

"Incredibly effective storytelling that will stick with you. All the Delicate Duplicates is a must-play..."

Defunct Games

"Impressive, literary and cinematic... a unique voice that couldn't be replicated in print."

Times Educational Supplement

"All The Delicate Duplicates is refreshing simply because it works the brain in ways that few other games even bother to try. It’s certainly a game that sticks with you." - 8.2 out of 10

Fuzzy Pixels

"Over ten years of true multimedia fiction."

Teleread

"Dreaming Methods houses entire dreams... It's the closest one can come to living inside of a painting – or someone else's mind."

Jawbone TV

"Highlights the new possibilities of digital fiction."

New Scientist

“Dreaming Methods is an exercise in sustained stylistic grace and a profound engagement with digital literature."

David Jhave Johnston

A Chronology of Digital Poetry’s Ancestors and Contemporaries

“Intriguing, clever and original… produced on the edge of what’s possible.”

The Literary Platform

"A treasure-trove of multimedia collaborations with writers and poets."

The Huffington Post

“Dreaming Methods is complex, densely-textured and technically highly-accomplished... Andy Campbell is one of the leading exponents of the digital fiction form.”

Edward Picot

Furtherfield

Get in Touch

If you're into digital storytelling or want to know more about it, we'd love to hear from you. Drop us a line to explore the possibilities, or work with us on a new project, or to arrange a training session or workshop. We usually reply within 24 hours.