Writers offering game narrative tutorial

Writers offering game narrative tutorial

By Rob Crossley

November 22nd 2011 at 5:59PM

Tutors include Rhianna Pratchett and Naomi Alderman

A five-day course in interactive narrative is on offer for aspiring and professional games writers who want to perfect their craft.

The workshop “will explore the practicalities of storytelling in everything from card games to console games”, the event’s organiser has said.

The course will be tutored by two professional games writers, Naomi Alderman and David Varela, with a an appearance from the award-winning writer Rhianna Pratchett.

Those interested will have to clear their diaries from January 30th until February 4th. The course takes place at Hepstonstall in West Yorkshire.

"Game writing is the latest cresting wave of the narrative world and this course will ensure that you have the knowledge to ride it," Pratchett said.

Contact Arvon communications manager George Palmer for more information. Email here, or call 0207 324 2557