To finish Week 3 of the MOOC, “The Future of Storytelling”, my creative task is to publish a detailed profile of an original character. I must also provide a bit of “evidence” – some artifacts – of my character’s online presence.
This is an exercise in Transmedia – creating fiction across multiple media simultaneously – so that a character has resonance and persistence in social media and elsewhere, outside of his/her fictional universe. This, I believe, gives the character some extra depth, and can also assist online marketing efforts as well.
I have chosen to profile “Mike Coffey”, a significant character from my first novel, “Owe Nothing”.
Here’s Mike Coffey’s Character Profile:
Here is Mike Coffey’s blog, where he describes some of the events in his life: