Game Writing Academy


"The Academy not only teaches you the fundamentals of interactive writing, it teaches you about the practices, processes, and people in the gaming industry."
Sean Smillie
Instructor, Game Writing Academy

Even games with the most cutting-edge graphics and action will fail to deliver if the characters and storylines are not compelling. Develop your writing for interactive media and the gaming industry with this focused, hands-on, 100% online academy. No coding experience required!

Whether you have experience working in video games, designing narrative, or writing for other media, or are interested in learning new approaches to interactive storytelling, you will benefit from this program’s specific concentration on narrative, dialogue, writing for cut scenes, and character development.

Get an insider's view into the gaming studio system not found in other programs. Learn the writing and production processes used in game creation from an industry veteran, and understand the writer’s role on a game development team. You leave the program with a portfolio of game writing, and the confidence and know-how to pitch your work and gain a foothold in this dynamic industry.

  • Delivered 100% online
  • Requires completion of six courses
  • Costs approximately $3,700
  • Applications accepted on an ongoing basis.

Read a Q&A with instructor Sean Smillie in ComputerPowerUser (CPU) magazine, and read more press about the program here.

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