Vicious Cycle Software’s Dave Ellis to Keynote Writers Guild Foundation’s Workshop on Video Game Writing

Vicious Cycle Software announces that Dave Ellis, senior game designer at Vicious Cycle Software, will be providing the keynote speech for the Writers Guild Foundation's workshop on video game writing.

An all day event on October 18th, "Getting into the Game" will address topics like creating effective story structures, the difference between game-based and traditional narratives, and storytelling formats for different genres, along with practical advice on breaking into the interactive entertainment industry, pitching video game ideas, and collaborating with a design team. The workshop will be held at the Writers Guild of America at 7000 W. Third St. in Los Angeles, CA.

Other panelists and speakers at "Getting into the Game" include Jay Lender (film, television, and video game writer for Huxley and Destroy All Humans!), Danny Bilson (vice president of creative development, THQ), Flint Dille (author of The Ultimate Guide to Video Game Writing and Design), Deborah Todd (author of Game Design: From Blue Sky to Green Light), and many more.

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