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 & Narrative Design for VR | Dames Making Games & Black Women Film! Canada, 2018
I co-led a workshop on narrative design and writing for VR for a weekend-long VR intensive for Black female creators and filmmakers, alongside Nuha Alkadi.
Writing Romance Games | Dames Making Games, 2017
This was a two-part workshop:
Writing Horror Games | Dames Making Games, 2017
I co-hosted a lecture and workshop about writing horror games, alongside Natalie Zina Walschots.
Writing Non-Linear Games | Dames Making Games, 2017
I co-hosted 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.
We have also taught this workshop at gaming in libraries conference, Digital Odyssey, hosted by the Ontario Library Association.
Extraordinary Mind Games | Hand Eye Society & Workman Arts, 2016
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.
E-Poetry, Performance, Play: Twine workshop + Talk on my games | York University, 2014
I co-led a Twine workshop with Kara Stone and gave a talk about the use of self-dismemberment in my games as part of my feminist poetics.