Category: Incorporation Corporation

Directory Directory

The Directory Directory project, a directory of fictional companies providing fanciful services.

Directory Directory

About

A directory of fictional companies, complete with mottoes, addresses, and phone numbers. Made for NaNoGenMo 2019, a month-long generative writing challenge.

See the directory online at directory.olliepalmer.com, and find the code for the text and website generation on GitHub.

Code, libraries, and languages

NaNoGenMo 2019: Directory Directory

I decided to participate in NaNoGenMo (National Novel Generation Month) this year with a project called Directory Directory – an online directory of fictional companies, all located within the Alphaville-Zulutown region. It’s organised like an old phone book, by service type, and each company has a name, slogan, address, and phone number.

Some day in the future I’ll update the directory to have more information, and use more advanced grammar, and maybe even be printable. But the project was a nice excuse to learn some new things (the Tracery library for python is fun to play with; it’s also the first time I’ve built a workflow to build a whole generative website).

Some services
Companies offering Anemic Sling services

You can see the project at directory.olliepalmer.com, and play with the code that wrote it at GitHub. Enjoy!