Tag Archives: Writing

Game Writing or Narrative Design?

Writing for video games is a wonderful thing and at the same time a little odd.  Or, rather, people’s perceptions of it can be odd.  Even after all the time I’ve spent making it my career, there are still some … Continue reading

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Portrait of Caroline

The last couple of days I’ve been working on a number of things connected with Caroline’s Secret, my personal project.  One of these was the story, which has been troubling me for a little while and now I’m much happier … Continue reading

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Merlin on my desk

“Don’t even think about touching the keyboard.” Writers’ block takes on many forms…

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The blog is back

If any of you tried to come here over the last couple of weeks you’ll have noticed the blog was down.  This was due to a problem with the database which even changing server didn’t fix.  The tech guys at my … Continue reading

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I’m on Wikipedia

There’s actually been an entry about me on the German language version for a while, but now there’s an English language entry, too.  This one is much more comprehensive than the German one appears to be and that’s all due … Continue reading

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A new biography

Willem van der Velden created an online biography of me and my career. What a nice thing to do. It’s also quite useful to have an online reference like this.  🙂

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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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Guest Post on Adventure-Treff

I was asked to write a guest column for the German adventure gaming site, Adventure-Treff.  As this is a new feature on the site and I’m the first to write a piece, it’s quite an honour and I hope my … Continue reading

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Mr. Smoozles, the 400th strip!

I posted the 400th Mr. Smoozles comic strip over at the website.  I’m pleased to have reached this milestone and look forward to the next 100 strips.  I hope you enjoy reading them.  🙂

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Scene from an unwritten film

INT. COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE – NIGHT Batman enters through the open window and stalks across the plush carpet. BATMAN I came as soon as I could, Commissioner.  You said it was urgent. We follow Batman’s movement and he stops near a … Continue reading

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