Tara M. Clapper

Editor, Writer, and Game Designer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Tara M. Clapper is a full-time game designer, editor, and writer specializing in niche content. Tara is the founder and publisher of The Geek Initiative, an online community celebrating women in geek culture. Her endeavors at TGI also include LARP (live action role play) design, developmental editing, and marketing consultation.

With over fifteen years of experience in publishing, marketing, and gaming, she enjoys working with offbeat brands and creatives in the gaming industry and beyond.

Her sincere style offers an accurate and ethical portrayal of events, encouraging a mainstream appreciation of the esoteric.

Her writing has appeared on multiple Yahoo! verticals, Salary.com, Salon.com, The SEMrush Blog, Hello Giggles, and in local and national print media, including the full-color publication 'Fright Times.'

Tara is based in the Philadelphia area.

  • Work
    • The Geek Initiative
  • Education
    • McDaniel College