If you’ve come here, I should point out that while I’m still an active RPG enthusiast, I’ve crossed into the realm of being an RPG industry professional. I’m currently seeking freelance writing/editing/proofreading work for RPG projects, although my availability is bounded by my stay-at-home-Dad responsibilities.
However, since my son was born I have still managed to stay productive, having edited or proofread these projects in that time…
- Narosia: Sea of Tears by Legendsmiths
- Maelstrom Dreamers by DaimonGames
- The Morrow Project 4th Edition by TimeLine Ltd.
I’ve also written an award-winning Series Pitch for Robin Laws’ Hillfolk. In Eagle’s Twilight players explore the turbulent world of Roman Britain as the residents of a fort on Hadrian’s Wall who realize the Empire has left for good. It is available for free on RPGGeek.com here.
I’m slated to work with Legendsmiths in the upcoming months to develop products for their new NOVA6 line. This is particularly exciting for me because it represents a chance to work with Shane Harsch, with whom I’ve wanted to collaborate ever since he ran an early version of his fantasy-setting, Narosia, for me at GenCon… lo these many years ago.
My rates are somewhat negotiable, and vary with the scope and complexity of your project. If you are hesitant to pay for editing or proofreading, I’ll direct you to Fred Hicks’ excellent post The Mysterious Cost of Publishing… Revealed! Fred runs Evil Hat Productions, publisher of FATE, the Dresden Files RPG, etc., and runs his business with commendable transparency.
The salient quote from his article for my purposes is this:
“I don’t recommend underpaying for editing, because it’s completely crucial for a good product and you’ll get what you pay for.”
Writing projects are by nature more complicated, but feel free to contact me if you have an idea you’d like to work with me on!
If you’d like to get in touch, just leave a note about your project and your contact information in the comment field below. (Comments are moderated, so I will decline the comment and protect your information, then use it to get in touch with you.)