Category Archives: Screenwriting

A few events in the UK related to Games Writing

I though people who visit here may be interested in a few events taking place in the UK in the coming weeks. First, I’m speaking on a games writing panel at this year’s London Screenwriters Festival on 25th October.  If … Continue reading

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Game Writing Podcast

I took part in a game writing podcast recorded at this year’s London Screenwriters’ Festival, which has just been released.  Although I’m obviously biased, Tim, Tony, Rudolf and myself covered a lot of valuable points.  40 minutes of fun and … Continue reading

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A note on creating characters

I’m currently reading The Insider’s Guide to Writing for Television by Julian Friedmann and Christopher Walker.  On the whole it’s a very good book and although it has a few small things I didn’t like, the good parts far outweigh … Continue reading

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My Game Writing Lab at the London Screenwriters’ Festival

After an overview piece in my last post I thought I’d write something more about the game writing lab I conducted.  This was a workshop aimed at LSWF delegates who had an interest in discovering more about the details of … Continue reading

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London Screenwriters’ Festival

Having just spent a couple of very full and inspiring days at the London Screenwriters’ Festival (#londonswf on Twitter) I thought I would write a few words on the train back to York. As last year, an overwhelming sense of … Continue reading

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Game Writing Lab – an update

Because the London Screenwriters’ Festival is primarily a screenwriting event, we decided to make the game writing lab as inclusive as possible in order to be fair to everyone who wishes to take part.  We have therefore modified the submission … Continue reading

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A Script Lab on Game Writing

I’ve been asked to run a script lab on game writing at the London Screenwriters’ Festival.  I’m really pleased with this opportunity to connect with people who’d like a bit more insight into writing for video games. Although the lab … Continue reading

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Agency representation

I now have an agent. It took a little while to finalise the contract details, but earlier today I signed the contract and am now represented by the SMART Talent agency.  From now on they will be negotiating my million … Continue reading

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London Screenwriters’ Festival

Having never been to a dedicated screenwriting festival before, attending the LSWF was a pleasure in itself, particularly being in the presence of so many talented and friendly people.  Because I’d been invited to speak as part of a panel … Continue reading

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London Screenwriters’ Festival

I’ve been invited to speak on a panel at the London Screenwriters’ Festival at the end of this month.  The panel will be connected with writing for games, obviously, so if there are any of you who are planning to … Continue reading

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