How to Write Interactive Stories


Whether you love to write because you have a story you need to tell, you crave the attention of fans or you want to make money off your skills, you’ll want to learn more about interactive storytelling.

Although it’s been possible to write interactive stories for video games for decades, actually creating the video games requires large teams of people to code, design, and market the games. This has kept game writing out of the reach of most writers, especially those who just want to focus on what they love most – writing.

Fortunately, new tools are appearing that allow writers to create interactive stories as easily as you’d write a Microsoft Word document. Now that it’s possible for you to write your interactive novel, what should you keep in mind? While interactive stories have a lot in common with their linear counterparts, great interactivity does require some practice: Continue Reading…