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Session Name: It's Not in the Writer's Manual: A Q&A Session for New Writers
Speaker(s): Toiya Kristen Finley, Matthew Weise, Jennifer Young, Cameron Harris, Richard Rouse III, Chris Avellone
Company Name(s): Schnoodle Media, LLC, Fiction Control, Pixelberry Studios, Bioware Montreal, Paranoid Productions, Obsidian Entertainment
Track / Format: Game Narrative Summit

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Overview: How do newer writers fit into game design and narrative design teams? Are in-house jobs better than freelance work? Do film writers have advantages getting game writing work over novelists? Especially for individuals with little experience and those seeking to break in, this session encourages participants to ask veteran writers and narrative designers questions that don't have definitive answers in manuals or on the web. Anyone working with writers is also encouraged to attend. Whether it's finding the right job, leading writers and improving team dynamics, or establishing rates, no question about the business of game writing is off limits.

GDC 2015

Toiya Kristen Finley

Schnoodle Media, LLC

Matthew Weise

Fiction Control

Jennifer Young

Pixelberry Studios

Cameron Harris

Bioware Montreal

Richard Rouse III

Paranoid Productions

Chris Avellone

Obsidian Entertainment

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Game Narrative Summit

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