Wendy Despain is a multimedia writer who has worked primarily on television shows, although she has recently begun writing for and about videogames.
Wendy started her career writing and doing editorial work for science magazines, with some technical writing and fiction on the side. Then she took a left turn into the Internet and started writing and designing Alternate Reality Games for television shows. For seven years she worked with major Hollywood distribution companies.
Now she writes dialog and does narrative design for video games through International Hobo and occaisionally does science and video game journalism.
Wendy is a key member of the IGDA's Game Writers Special Interest Group, and a contributing editor to the book Game Writing: Narrative Skills for Videogames, published by Charles River Media.
Features by Wendy Despain:
Narrative Design For Company Of Heroes: Stephen Dinehart On Writing For Games [08.03.07]
Central Clancy Writer: An Interview With Richard Dansky [06.21.07]