The particular: Narrative design. Writing and editing. Script analysis, character development, IP development, world building, script doctoring, transmedia storytelling - film, television & video game adaptation.
The general: Structural linguistics, semiotics, structural analysis, narrative analysis, nonverbal communication, digital media & culture, design & culture, interaction design, industrial anthropology, cultural ecology, public policy in a
Fiction: Film, television & game industry clients include HBO, CBC, Corus/Nelvana, Ellis Entertainment, Epic Games/Unreal Technology, White Wolf Games, Microsoft Games and a variety of
Non-fiction: Freelance and contract research, writing and editing for government, industry and NGOs in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom.
Publications include the Montreal Gazette, the Independent, the Manchester Evening News, the National Post and the Canadian Literary Review. Nicholas has appeared as a guest on CBC Radio, Talk!TV, BookTV and WTN's Modern Manners. Publisher of the