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Want to Work With Me? Let’s Make that Happen

I offer a number of professional services to companies and individuals looking to publish their work. Those services are: game design and writing, document editing, layout and graphic design, podcast editing, and Kickstarter consultation.

Professional Services


Note: The rates and details of this section assume that you are a company or individual seeking professional contract work intended for publication. If you’re looking to commission work for personal use, keep scrolling.

Game Design/Writing

I’m a game designer with over six years of experience across multiple genres of games. In addition to my own projects, I have worked as a contracted freelancer for Paizo (Starfinder), Evil Hat Productions (The Agency), Encoded Designs (Iron Edda Accelerated), Galileo Games (Valkyries), John Harper (Blades in the Dark stretch goal), and Atomic Overmind (REIGN stretch goal).

I am available for  full games, supplements, adventures, generational lists, and Kickstarter stretch goals.

Additionally, I have years of experience with a variety of types of writing, including fiction, marketing copy, blog posts, proposals, and reports. I always strive to identify my audience and meet them where they are with my writing.

My base rate is $0.10/word and can go up depending on the complexity of the project.


Document Editing

I have worked as both a full-time and freelance editor. I have worked on translation editing for a variety of contracted companies, as well as editing manga for Seven Seas (Accomplishments of the Duke’s Daughter, vol. 1-3). As well, I have worked as an editor of tabletop RPG content for Exploding Rogue Studios (Dead Scare – various Postcards) and Brie Sheldon (Turn). I have a rate structure ranging from basic proofreading up through a full developmental edit.

Proofreading: $0.06/word
Copy Editing: $0.08/word
Developmental Editing: $0.10/word
Rates assume no rush request


Layout/Graphic Design

For the last two years, I have been working professionally on both graphic design and layout. In addition to doing layout for my own small games (theothertracy.itch.io), I have done work for DC (Mutants in the Night character sheet) and Purple Aether Games (Journey Away and The Deck of Many Names). I’m happy to work on projects both large and small. If needed, this service can also include Art Direction and sourcing.

As layout and design project vary wildly, rates are available on request.


Podcast Editing

For three years, I recorded my own series of RPG actual play podcasts, under the banner of TheOtherCast. In addition, I have done freelance audio editing work for podcasts such as The Magpies, and One Shot. 

I can work with raw audio, do level adjustment, vocal alignment, and cleanup. I have a keen editorial ear and a good sense for how to make every person in a group shine. I also take pride in my sound design. Themes, sound effects, and background music all are tools I use to make any production sing. Editing audio and helping performers sound their best is one of the most rewarding professional services I offer, and I would love to help your production be the best it can be.

Rate is $25/hr of work. Basic production takes 2-4x the length of the final product. Fully produced episodes take 6-8x.


Kickstarter Consultation

I began my game publishing career with Kickstarter, having run my first successful campaign in 2012 (School Daze). Since 2012, I have run or consulted on seven successful Kickstarter projects. You can view my entire Kickstarter portfolio here.

My consultation services include the full range of Kickstarter concerns including pricing the final product, tier pricing and reward structures, team coordination and compensation, goal setting, social media messaging, and general cheerleading/support as the campaign is running. I have an extensive network of freelance professionals I can contact for any needed services (video production, art, etc.)

My base rate is 5% of the gross raised by the Kickstarter.


Contact Me

If you’re interested in any of the professional services listed above, or if you have any questions, please use the form below to contact me! I’d love to work with you.

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Personal Services


Note: The rates on this page assume you’re an individual looking to get some custom work for yourself, your group, a friend, etc. My professional rates are different than what is presented here. If you’re a publisher wanting work-for-hire or contract work, please see the above section.

Fiction

Micro (< 500 words)
$15 USD –  BUY NOW


Flash (up to 1,000 words)
$30 USD – BUY NOW


Short (up to 3,500 words)
$100 USD – BUY NOW

Mostly-micro fiction, flash fiction, or a short story: you give me the idea and I’ll write it for you. It’s the perfect way to get something unique and customized for your friends, family, or RPG character. Each story includes one pass for revisions where you get to let me know if I’m on the write (har) track.

If you like how this sounds, you can place your order to the left! Once payment is received, I’ll be in contact to begin your creation. Stories are delivered within 3-5 business days.

Click here for a sample of the kind of work I deliver. (flash fiction)


RPG Content

Character w/Background
$15 USD –  BUY NOW


Quickstart Adventure
$30 USD – BUY NOW


Quickstart Setting
$100 USD – BUY NOW

Maybe you want a custom character for a one-shot, or you want to see an inside joke developed for a friend. Maybe you want a custom adventure for a birthday. No matter what you want, I can make your RPG dreams come true. You give me the pieces and I’ll make something special. Your own custom character, adventure, or setting, hand-crafted for you.

Each item includes a consultation and a review phase where you get to tell me if things are heading in the right direction. If you want something for a particular system, we’ll talk about that during the consultation. I’m most familiar with D&D 5th EditionFateSavage Worlds, various games Powered by the Apocalypse, and I can become familiar with many other systems, if need be. Content will be delivered as agreed upon by us and is usually 5-7 business days.


GM/DM Services

Low/No Prep (2 hour session)
$50 USD –  BUY NOW


Custom Game (2-3 hours)
$100 USD – BUY NOW


Custom Game (min. 4 hours)
$175 USD – BUY NOW

You’ve got friends who play RPGs, but coordinating schedules and finding the time to prep is always a challenge. That;s where I come in. I’ll prepare your session, work to coordinate everyone’s schedules and we’ll be able to take you and yours back to the game table. I’m a damn good GM and I’d love to run a game for you.

Most sessions will happen online. We’ll use Skype, Google Hangouts and/or Roll20 if that’s the case. If you live within 30 miles of Columbus, OH we can make the session happen in person. If you’ve really got a yearning for an in-person session and you’re a distance away, we can talk pricing to get me to you.

I’m happy to learn a new game system for you, but I’m more familiar with D&D 5th EditionFatePowered by the ApocalypseSavage Worlds, and most d20-based systems. I’ve also got a treasure trove of indie RPGs I’m happy to bring to the table.


Custom Options

If you’re inspired by what you’ve seen here but the options don’t seem to fit what you want, get in touch with me and we’ll figure out what I can do for you. 

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