Emerging from Freeplay, things haven’t particularly slowed down – and digging through my submissions, it looks I missed a few things too.
The Emerging Writers’ Festival just launched their program, so it’s time for the obligatory spruiking blog-post.
I’m running a 2-hour writing for games workshop with Express Media on May 22nd from 2-4. Details. I’m going to cover the key similarities and differences between games & more traditional media and how to approach the process of games writing.
I’ll also be on the panel ‘Never Surrender’ on May 29th at 1:45.
Writing isn’t all about success stories! Join our writers as they speak candidly about rejection, creative risk-taking and projects that took ten years from creation to publication. Why do they stick with it, and is it all worth it in the end?
With — Paul Callaghan, Elizabeth Campbell, Sean Condon and Dee White. Hosted by Simonne Michelle-Wells.
And 20 minutes before the program launch, I was interviewed for the Arts Alive program about my experiences with the festival and why I think it’s a Good Thing(tm). (Summary: Writers > Readers for inspiration!)
Thanks to Lisa Dempster, I was at last month’s Format Festival in Adelaide talking about writing & technology on the panel. One of the other speakers, Estelle Tang, recently interviewed me about games writing for the Kill Your Darlings podcast. You can listen to it here.