Writing for Games: Rhianna Pratchett, Charles Cecil, Greg Buchanan, and Jay Tholen.


Greg Buchanan is a British video games and comics writer. After completing a PhD in identification with characters across novels and games, Greg worked on the PSVR titles The Inpatient and Bravo Team at Supermassive Games before becoming freelance to write for multiple projects, including No Man's Sky, an unannounced adventure game, and more.

In addition to his AAA, VR, mobile, and indie work elsewhere, Greg is best known for his 2016 political indie titles, Paper Brexit and Paper Drumpf. The series has been covered by Polygon, Kotaku, PC Gamer, Rock Paper Shotgun, the Boston Globe, and other publications. 


Greg has experience of both premium game development on PS4, PC, and Xbox One in traditional and VR formats, in addition to both premium and F2P experience on mobile and web-based games. He has written and directed voiceover script, designed branching narratives, created in-game lore for a variety of genres, written item descriptions, UI text, Steam store descriptions, achievements, trading cards, and more. He has worked with everyone from small indie teams to large 100+ person studios. Greg’s writing aims to not only motivate and enhance gameplay, but to create engaging worlds full of characters and situations players can really invest in.

Greg is a full member of the Writer's Guild of Great Britain. For game writing, he is represented by the Linx Agency.

Please contact Greg using the form below for writing queries, press queries, and/or speaking requests. For anything else, follow Greg on Twitter.



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