PhD in Literature and Creative Writing | Game Writer and Game Designer | Editor
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I'm an experienced, published author of fantasy, science fiction, horror, magical realism, literary, experimental, mystery, and metafiction; I also have literary criticism, encyclopedia articles, and creative nonfiction in print.
I'm a strong believer in storytelling that's both entertaining and thought provoking. I can adapt my writing style to meet the needs of your project, whether it's fiction, children's writing, academic writing, narrative design, or game...
Feb 13, 2014|Children's Writing|Private|Completed
Jan 9, 2014|Other - Writing Services|Private|Working
Jan 9, 2014|Ghost Writing|Private|Working
Dec 25, 2013|Ghost Writing|Private|Working
o Fiction Writing
Novels, novellas, novelettes, short stories, flash fiction, and childrenís writing. Adaptable to a range of genres, voices, and styles, experimental as well as traditional fiction.
Work has been reprinted in The Yearís Best Science Fiction and Fantasy, 2010, placed on Locusís Recommended Reading List, and featured in Nature.
* Created mini e-books for Quantum Learning Technologies, with the goal of getting kids interested in reading. Fiction and nonfiction pieces include serialized fiction, one-shot stories, biographies, science pieces, and general-interest pieces. Will adjust Lexile scores and writing to specific reading levels.
o Game Design and Narrative Design
Game Design: Develop game's core mechanics and gameplay, scenarios, NPCs, PCs, creatures, etc. Adventure/quest/event writing and design, and skill/location/item/ability writing and design.
Narrative Design: incorporate narrative, character interactions, environmental narrative, and storylines into gameplay to ensure story elements are well integrated into the gameplay and mechanics. Experience as a fiction writer and editor has given insight into character development, plot development, and worldbuilding.
Technical Document Writing: game design documents, game bibles, story documents, pitch documents, wireframes, and asset lists.
* Game Designer and Narrative Designer/Game Writer on upcoming social-network RPGs. Co-Coordinator and instructor of GDC Online's Game Writing Tutorial....
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