Game Writing Talk

Next week – Friday 25th Jan – I’ve giving a talk on game writing at Hull University. Apparently, it’s now fully booked. While this is a good thing from my point of view, those of you who might have wanted to attend won’t be able to do so. I’m always happy to give talks – to schools and upward –…

Bottom of Garden

Like Mother, Like Daughter

Nicola Jane hated everything about the countryside, but particularly the weird creatures that lived in it.  When she and Mum first moved here, to the middle of nowhere, she’d made those feelings as clear as humanly possible without actually printing them out and taping them to the bathroom mirror.  Her complaining, though, had done no good and the only response…

Cartoon – The Game Writer 3

Cartoon – Game Writer 2

Quick cartoon

An interview with me on The Retro Hour

The interview starts about 20 minutes or so in. Beneath a Steel Sky & Broken Sword with Steve Ince – The Retro Hour EP35

Developing Thoughts Updated – Part 1

Oh Lucky Man… Still It’s been twelve years since I wrote the first of the original Developing Thoughts pieces, shortly after I turned freelance following eleven years with Revolution Software.  The time feels right to revisit the pieces I wrote at the time and either bring them up to date or reflect on how things have moved on in the…

Two new flyers

I’ve created two new flyers to advertise two different aspects of the things I’m currently doing.  So if you know of any developers looking for a writer or any schools/teachers who might like me to give a talk, please pass on the relevant flyer if you will. Many thanks.

A little bit Ziggy

  David Bowie is dead.   Both my heart and mind are struggling with this fact.  How can he be dead when I have a new album to listen to?  How can he be dead when all I see online this week are posts that link to his many powerful performances?  How can he be dead when he’s been an…

New Article on Gamasutra

Having just played  Her Story followed by reading an article on Eurogamer, I was inspired to write an article called Her Story is not Your Story.

Promo Video

I created a short promotional video highlighting the services I offer.

Game development and the writer…

If you’re in game development and you don’t know what a writer does beyond the words, then you probably really NEED a writer.