"GRIM" || G.C. BACCARIS
I'm Grim, and I'm an accursed artifact of unknown origin with a perilously low drop rate. I'm also a writer, interactive fiction developer, Mediterranean classicist, decaying gay spellbook, and the organizer of MytholoJam and Cryptid Jam.
I hold a degree in English Literature and Classical & Near Eastern Civilizations. When I'm not writing or trying to find trenches to dig pot sherds out of, I might be huffing poisonous liqueurs, consumed with existential dread, or unconscious. My work is influenced by an interest in the uncanny and grotesque, as well as ritual, masks, autonomy, and the macabre. Themes of dehumanization, body horror, autonomy, and dignity are recurring elements in the narratives I create.
I'm available for paid freelance, contract, and consulting work in interactive narrative writing and design. I am also available to create custom CSS/HTML tutorials for Twine® users in beginner-to-intermediate classroom settings (i.e. as supplemental material for high school classes, college courses, or similar).
Additionally, I am available to work on custom CSS & UI for individual Twine® projects! If your project needs a stylesheet, I would be happy to help. To view examples of my work, refer to the UI Design page, the Featured Work page, or my itch.io page.
GRIMOIRE: a book of magic spells and invocations
✎ CONDENSED CV
Game Writing: Early Career Scholarship (2019)
Mentored by Greg Buchanan
AWARDS & NOMINATIONS
XYZZY Awards (2018) - Best Use of Multimedia Nominee (Devotionalia)
24th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2018) - 20th place of 77 entries (Devotionalia)
25th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2019) - 5th place of 82 entries (Heretic's Hope)
Sub-Q Magazine's Love Jam (2018) - Editor's Choice (Unmaking, Unmade)
EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
Babycastles: Pixels x Paper (2018) - Sôphrosunê
Hand Eye Society: WordPlay (2019) - Unmaking, Unmade
Sub-Q Magazine, February 2019 (Unmaking, Unmade)
L'Éphémère Review, Beyond the Shallows: The Fear (2018) - (Two poems)
L'Éphémère Review, Beyond the Shallows: The Reclamation (2018) - ("Hospitality")
If you'd be interested in working together, please contact me via email (grimoirtua@gmail) with details about your project for more information. I can provide full resume and portfolio documents to clients upon request.