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5 October 2012

Sean will be the keynote speaker at this year's Power to the Pixel.

5 October 2012

New from Fourth Wall Studios: The Gamblers.

5 October 2012

New from Fourth Wall Studios: The Swarming, a 7-minute horror piece.

7 May 2012

Fourth Wall Studios launches Dirty Work the first show on Rides.TV.

On BoingBoing.net: Dirty Work: extremely clever, well-put together interactive gruesome comedy series

16 March 2012

LA Times: Fourth Wall does the 'Dirty Work' of innovation.

26 March 2012

Sean will be in Cannes for MIPCUBE/MIPTV March 29 - April 3 to do a panel with Conde Nast on "The Future of Television" and give a sneak peek at Fourth Wall Studios' upcoming show, Dirty Work.

17 March 2012

Perfect CirclePerfect Circle is now available for Kindle.

Purchase from Amazon - $6.15

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12 March 2012

MockingbirdMockingbird is now available as a PDF ebook.

Purchase from Weightless eBooks - $6.99

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28 October 2011

Resurrection Man - Cover by Marc Taro HolmesResurrection Man is now available as a Kindle ebook. Newly illustrated by Marc Taro Holmes.

Purchase for Kindle - $2.99

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25 October 2011

Haunted Home: A Halloween ARG

"Embracing the spirit of Halloween, Fourth Wall Studios cooked up Home: A Ghost Story, a twenty minute supernatural thriller to showcase the relaunch of its RIDES platform." — Wired.com

March 2011

Fourth Wall Studios secures funding for studio: Read the Hollywood Reporter article.

February 2010

Watch the new trailer for the Cathy's Book iPhone app!

December 2009

Cathy's Book iTunes appCathy's Book is now availabe as an iTunes app—so you can browse links, call the numbers, and twist, tilt, tap and slide on every page to activate the animations.

Check out the Cathy's Book iTunes app!

April 2010

Watch Sean's TEDx presentation: Bard 5.0: The Evolution of Storytelling

February 2010

Watch the new trailer for the Cathy's Book iPhone app!

December 2009

Cathy's Book iTunes appCathy's Book is now availabe as an iTunes app—so you can browse links, call the numbers, and twist, tilt, tap and slide on every page to activate the animations.

Check out the Cathy's Book iTunes app!

July 2009

Cathy's Book mini-album on CDBabyCathy's Book mini-album is now available on CD Baby.

Listen to the songs today!

May 2009

Cathy's Book iTunes audiobookAll 3 Cathy books are available as iPhone audio books:
Cathy's Book
Cathy's Key
Cathy's Ring

26 November 2008

Sean is reading with Aimee Bender in San Francisco at the Variety Preview Room Theatre (582 Market St. @ Montgomery) on January 17, 2009 at 7:00pm. Event sponsored by SFinSF

26 June 2008

Cathy VickersCathy Vickers does her first interview on Kids' Q&A at Powells.com.

 


20 May 2008

Check out the Cathy's Key trailer on YouTube or see it here!

6 May 2008

Cathy's Key, the sequel to Cathy's Book, is now available in hardcover in stores!

2 April 2008

PC Online Chat about Perfect Circle

24 March 2008

NOW LIVE: www.cathyskey.com

24 March 2008

Now available in hardcover for pre-order from Amazon.com—Cathy's Key.

Cathy's Key

6 March 2008

Cathy's Book now available in paperback at a store near you.

Cathy's Book

December 2007

Wired has featured the Year Zero project in Secret Websites, Coded Messages: The New World of Immersive Games.

October 2007

Along with Elan Lee and Jim Stewartson, Sean has founded a new company, Fourth Wall Studios. The goal of 4WS is to use your browser and email, IM and phone to deliver compelling stories that stand on their own next to books, video games, and movies as a new category of entertainment.

October 2007

Cathy's Book hits best-seller lists in Germany, Italy, and Sweden.

27 April 2007
2007 ARGFest Keynote Address (with Elan Lee)

Watch the 2-part video of Sean and Elan's 2007 ARGFest keynote address, "Play My Game! Trusting Strangers and Eating their Candy."

7 November 2006
Cathy's Book to debut on New York Times bestseller list

Sean's much-talked-about YA novel Cathy's Book debuted on the New York Times "Children's Chapter Books" bestseller list at #7.

Beyond the Fourth Wall

Sean Stewart began his career as an award-winning novelist. In 2001 he was the lead writer on the A.I. Web Mystery, nicknamed The Beast, the project which created the genre of Alternate Reality Games (ARGs). Since then he has continued publish traditional novels while pioneering new kinds of storytelling through a series of groundbreaking online projects including i love bees and the Nine Inch Nails Year Zero experience.

His most recent novels—Cathy's Book, Cathy's Key and Cathy's Ring—merge these careers by using websites, phone numbers, emails and other "fourth wall" techniques to create uniquely interactive stories.

Want to know more? Read Amphibious: Notes on the Emergence of a New Kind of Art.

Work History

Year "Fourth Wall" Interactive Storytelling Novels
2009   Cathy's Ring
2008   Cathy's Key
2007 founding member, Fourth Wall Studios
Year Zero
 
2006   Cathy's Book
2005 Last Call Poker  
2004 i love bees Yoda: Dark Rendezvous
Perfect Circle
2003 founding member,
42 Entertainment
 
2001 The Beast/A.I. Web Mystery  
2000   Galveston
1998   Mockingbird
1997   The Night Watch
1996   Clouds End
1995   Resurrection Man
1993   Nobody's Son
1992   Passion Play

 

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