Anne Toole

Anne Toole is a WGA-nominated writer with credits that include computer games, one-hour television, comics, and short fiction. Anne started her career in television and has worked in syndication, cable, broadcast primetime and daytime. After writing for DAYS OF OUR LIVES, she was hired away as Head Writer for a game based on the STARGATE SG-1 series, then went on to write for the dark fantasy RPG, THE WITCHER, earning her a Writers Guild nomination. Since then, she has written for entertainment and serious games for DS, the 360, Wii, and PC, including WIZARD 101, an MMOG. Due to her transmedia experience, Anne has spoken about games and entertainment for the inaugural Nokia OpenLab 2008 as well as South by Southwest, the ION Game Conference, and Comic-con International. She contributed chapters to the IGDA's Professional Techniques for Video Game Writing and Writing for Video Game Genres books and serves as the Mentorship Chair for the Women in Games SIG. Before embarking on her writing career in Hollywood and games, Anne graduated from Harvard with an ever-so-useful degree in Archaeology, naturally.