Welcome to the online home of the award-winning scriptwriter, story designer and general narrative paramedic, Rhianna Pratchett.
Rhianna has worked on titles such as Sony's PS3 epic Heavenly Sword, Codemasters' twisted fantasy games Overlord, Overlord II and Overlord: Dark Legend, EA's Mirror's Edge, Deep Silver's Risen and SEGA's Viking: Battle for Asgard.
Her aim is to help developers embrace story-telling in games and improve the ways in which interactive narrative is defined, integrated and received.
Rhianna has also contributed to several books on games writing and authored the 6-part Mirror's Edge miniseries with DC Comics, along with several of her own short stories.
She is currently wrestling the wild beasts of narrative on two projects for Eidos/Square Enix and two screenplays, Vigilia and Warrior Daughter.
New interview for The Motion OnlineAn interview with Rhianna is now live over at The Motion Online. Here Rhianna talks about the titles she’s worked on, the role of humour in games and her hopes for the future of interactive narrative. To read the full interview, please click here.
Rhianna on TwitterRhianna has finally taken the plunge and joined Twitter. You can follow her here.
Adaptation of Warrior Daughter announcedRhianna’s second screenplay, an adaptation of Janet Paisley’s historical novel, Warrior Daughter, has been announced on Screendaily. The film is being produced by Angus Lamont of Crab Apple Films with funding from Creative Scotland. For the full story please click here.
Rhianna signs with CasarottoRhianna is pleased to announce that she’s now represented for film and TV by Rob Kraitt at Casarotto. Please click here for more information.
New interview at Plot is Gameplay’s BitchPlot is Gameplay’s Bitch has posted an interview with Rhianna in which she talks about the games she has loved and the challenges of writing for an interactive medium. The interview was conducted by fellow games writer, Tom Jubert (Penumbra, Driver: San Francisco.) Please click here for the full interview.
Risen Nominated for Writers’ Guild AwardRhianna’s work as part of the English script team on Risen has been shortlisted for the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain’s Best Videogame Script award. Rhianna is nominated alongside fellow team members, Andrew Walsh and James Leach. Please click here for the WGGB homepage.
Vigilia Announced on Screen DailyRhianna’s first feature film, Vigilia was recently announced on Screen Daily. The film follows the rise of a female-centric vigilante group following the rape of a young woman. For the full story please click here.