As a narrative design and writing mentor, I have coordinated, hosted, and participated in a variety of different workshops. Many of these workshops focus on narrative design and working with marginalized individuals.

Writing Romance Games

Dames Making Games, 2017

I will be co-hosting a writers’ group focused on writing and designing romance games, alongside Natalie Zina Walschots.

Writing Horror Games

Dames Making Games, 2017

I will be co-hosting a lecture and workshop about writing horror games, alongside Natalie Zina Walschots.

Writing Non-Linear Games

Dames Making Games, 2017

I will be co-hosting a lecture and workshop about writing non-linear storylines in video games, alongside Natalie Zina Walschots.

Interactive Fiction and Narrative Games Writing

Dames Making Games, 2017

I co-hosted a lecture and workshop about writing for video games, alongside Natalie Zina Walschots. We have taught this workshop three times with DMG in 2017.

Extraordinary Mind Games

Hand Eye Society + Workman Arts, 2016

I coordinated a six-week game creation workshop for people with mental illness with Arielle Grimes. In collaboration between Workman Arts (CAMH) and the Hand Eye Society.

Get Your Story Out: Gamemaking 101 with @Rokashi and @kait_zilla, at the Toronto Public Library’s Teen Day 

Toronto Public Library, 2016

Rokashi and I co-presented two workshops on Twine, as part of the Toronto Public Library’s Teen Day.

Indigicade 2

Dames Making Games, 2016

In the first week, I acted as a narrative and game design mentor, specifically helping participants think about design emotional experiences about mental illness. In collaboration with IndigenousRoutes and Dames Making Games.

Artsy Game Incubator: Writing

Hand Eye Society, 2014

I was a guest mentor for the writing edition of the Artsy Game Incubator, a six-week long program for people learning how to write video games.

E-Poetry, Performance, Play: Twine workshop + Talk on my games 

York University, 2014

I co-led a Twine workshop with Kara Stone.