Year in Review 2013: Amy’s Three Favorite Stories

Our Year in Review series features the best of life at Full Sail in 2013, highlighting award-winning grads, popular student work, industry guests, and more. 

One of the things I enjoy most about writing for FullSailBlog is the array of topics that I get to cover. With 44 different degree programs, there’s always something new and different happening on campus, and I’ve definitely learned a lot this year, from what anosmia is to which video games have the best soundtracks. Of the two hundred-plus of posts I wrote in 2013, I’d say the three below are my favorite. (They are for today, at least. I’ll probably change my mind tomorrow.)

Is Projection Technology the Future of Design?year-in-review-2013-amy-projection-technology
Talking with Digital Arts & Design grad Dylan Roscover was awesome; he’s doing so well for himself out in Los Angeles, and you can really tell he’s passionate about the projects he’s creating, like this projection design art installation, which I wrote about back in April. We’ll see where this projection technology heads in 2014…

6 Ways to Get a Wider Audience for Your Writingyear in review 2013-amy-writing
When I’m not blogging, I write fiction, so this piece about how to promote your own writing was a personal favorite. Our Creative Writing for Entertainment faculty members are published authors themselves, so their advice is worth a read or two.

Horror Month: 5 Halloween Movies Without the Horror
I have no shame admitting I’m afraid of horror movies, so I didn’t mindyear-in-review-2013-amy-halloween sharing that confession on the blog back in October. A behind-the-scenes bonus: I spent an entire afternoon debating whether or not The Nightmare Before Christmas is a Halloween movie or a Christmas movie, so I ended up leaving it off the list.