Writing

The following includes writing for all ends except gamewriting projects, which can be found under Game Projects. Where a piece exists in freely-accessible form, it will be linked below and/or in the post.

 

BridgeProduced for Crystal-CG as a Centre for Digital Media industry project

A story concept, storyboard and animatic produced  in conjunction with Crystal CG and displayed in the Youth Olympic Museum in Nanjing, China.

Role: Producer and narrative designer
View the project on YouTube.

May 2014 – present


 

Awake

An interactive 360° film where viewers use tablets to explore the wake of esteemed cultural critic Leyland Barracroft, uncovering schemes, secrets and shame.

Role: Writer and script editor
View the project on GoPano.com (best with an iPad)
View a script from one of the rooms (PDF)
View a sample from the story database used for organizing the interactive narrative (PDF)

October 2013 – December 2013


 

ApplesProduced at the Centre for Digital Media

A series of five interconnected short films about an artist’s life and family, told through his interactions with apple trees.

Role: Producer and script editor
View the project on YouTube

September 2013 – October 2013


 

The First Five YearsProduced with Bryler Publications

A book explaining the cognitive and health-based patterns in the first five years of a child’s life, in preparation for starting school. Written by Nancy Tracey.

Role: Proofreader and copy-editor

April 2012


 

The WondererProduced for Fathom, Dalhousie University's creative writing journal

A short story about a humble and simple Wonderer named Max, whose job it is to think about things until he makes a rare and momentous decision and the whole world changes.

Published in Fathom: Dalhousie’s Creative Writing Journal Vol. 29, pp. 29 – 41

April 2012


 

Musquodoboit Valley Homegrown Script ProjectProduced with the Musquodoboit Valley Bicentennial Theatre

A project to develop a for full-length feature play written by young writers for production by Musquodoboit Rural High School in conjunction with the Musquodoboit Valley Bicentennial Theatre.

Role: Head writer and associate producer
Read a sample from the script.

January 2009 – September 2011


 

In Celebration of Awkward MomentsProduced with The Dalhousie Gazette

A reflective editorial on learning from student journalism.

Published in The Dalhousie Gazette

March 2012


 

The Many Suits of the Herald’s New UncleProduced for The King's Journalism Review as a School of Journalism honours project

A narrative profile of Ian Thompson, the newly-hired associate publisher at Halifax’s The Chronicle Herald, produced as an honours thesis.

Published in the King’s Journalism Review

February 2012


 

The EconomistProduced with The Dalhousie Gazette

A serial story about our backwards little world, which can be read forwards and backwards at the same time for different effect Each story provides a different view of a panopticon and a daring escape.

Published in The Dalhousie Gazette

January 2012 – March 2012


 

AUS Hockey’s Headshot ProblemProduced for Unews.ca

An article analyzing and revealing the high percentage of hits to the head in university hockey. Referenced by CBC in a follow-up story.

Published at UNews.ca

January 2012


 

The Story of Grenthor of Has: A Fllongian Epic in 306 WordsProduced for The Dalhousie Gazette

A nonsense story chronicling the nation-defining battle of a crew of misfit aliens and their retirement to Earth afterwards.

Published in The Dalhousie Gazette

January 2012


 

Dal Instructor Shares the Student ExperienceProduced with UNews.ca

A profile for Unews.ca written by Miles Kenyon.

Role: Copy-editor
Published at UNews.ca

January 2012


 

Four Days OccupiedProduced with The Dalhousie Gazette

A narrative non-fiction feature on the Occupy Wall Street movement and the occupation of Zucotti Park, by Niko Bell.

Role: Editor
Published in The Dalhousie Gazette

November 2012


 

The Complicated Life of a TigerProduced with The Dalhousie Gazette

A narrative profile of Angus Rhuland, a high-school dropout who went on to star for the Dalhousie University volleyball team and excel academically. Written by Ian Froese.

Role: Editor
Published in The Dalhousie Gazette (editing sample available upon request.)

December 2010


 

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