ABOUT

Luke web 5.jpg“A life consumed by fiction, an addiction, crafting a great many things. 

Unequally cursed and blessed, bathed in worlds, lives and happenings.

Because this heart and these bones, this very soul, are those of a storyteller.”

OVERVIEW:

  • 3+ years writing and narrative design for videogame and interactive productions.
  • 3+ years scriptwriting for film and TV productions.
  • 2+ years designing interactive software.
  • 10+ years fiction prose writing for books.
  • 19+ months test analysis for multiple releases of the software development life cycle.
  • 10+ test Releases, covering Cycle 1, Cycle 2 and Clean Run of software development life cycle.
  • 9+ months volunteered as mentor/chair of UK based videogame writers for equality.
  • 10+ years customer services in mortgages, retail, gambling and insurance.
  • 4 released videogames (worked on).
  • 1 released film (worked on).
  • 2 novelettes completed.
  • 100k+ professional words written.
  • Diverse writing and creative portfolio available on request.
  • Collaborated on large and small projects with Maschinen-Mensch, Sainsbury’s, Starbreeze, Frogwares, Argos, the Writer’s Guild of Great Britain and self-employed.

CORE SKILLS:

  • Abstraction, lateral thinking
  • Copywriting/editing
  • Scriptwriting (Final Draft)
  • Narrative design, dialogue
  • Mission/case/quest design outlines
  • Game text dialogue systems/syntax
  • Bibles and world creation
  • UK/US English localisation
  • Software and gameplay design
  • Mentoring, leading, producing
  • Performance direction
  • Keynote speaking/presenting
  • Test analysis/quality assurance
  • Software development life cycle
  • End to end product fulfilment
  • Customer services (retail, mortgages, leisure, stakeholders, clients)
  • Non-linear video editing (Sony Vegas)
  • 3D design (3DS MAX)
  • Digital animation/FX with After Effects
  • Camera operation, cinematography

PROJECT EXPERIENCE:

  • ‘The Curious Expedition’, Video Game, by Maschinen Mensch, 19th Century Exploration, (Released September 2016).
  • ‘Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter’, Video Game, by Frogwares/Big Ben Interactive, Crime/Detective/Thriller, (Released Summer 2016).
  • ‘Tears Within the Glass’, Writer, Book, (Released Online September 2016).
  • ‘Roadcar: Defenders of the Streets – Remastered’, Co-Written, Co-Created, with Diamanda Hagan, Comedy Action Screenplay Series, (Released Online May 2016).
  • ‘Fracture’, Motion Picture, Interactive Science-Fiction/Fantasy TV Show, (Release 2014-TBA).
  • ‘Money Kills’, Motion Picture, Retro Style 80’s Action Movie, (Released 2012).
  • ‘Syndicate’, Video Game, by Starbreeze/EA, Science-Fiction/Cyberpunk, (Released 2012).
  • ‘The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena’, Video Game, by Starbreeze/Atari, Science-Fiction/Action/Fantasy, (Released 2009).
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9 Comments Add yours

  1. Happy writing and creating!

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    1. You too. Thanks maryanniemczura 😉

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  2. Odette Read says:

    Looking good, love new layout its fresh and interesting. Well done and good luck 😄

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    1. Thank you Odette. Hope you find something interesting to read here.

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  3. Rennea c says:

    I’m really enjoying the new look. The words and art work pop and grab my attention more with the new layout.

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    1. Thanks Rennea. Really appreciate the feedback.

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  4. Rennea Collins says:

    I’m loving the new layout, the words and art work pop and grab my attention.☺️

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    1. Thanks. Glad you like the new look. More updates this week.

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