About Me

Nathan Meunier is a freelance writer, author, and indie game developer.

For most of the past 10 years, he’s covered video games, tech, and geek cutlure as a freelancer. His work has appeared more than 40 publications, including Nintendo Power, PC Gamer, GameSpot, PlayStation The Official Magazine, EGM, GameSpy, IGN, Official Xbox Magazine, GamePro, The Escapist, Ars Technica, and many others. Prior to writing about video games, he spent over five years working as a reporter for a weekly newspaper.

The Game Journo Guides Series

When he’s not writing about video games, craft beer, or nerdy stuff, Nathan pens books on freelance writing advice for folks looking to break into the game journalism world. He currently has three books out that are jam-packed with advice for writers, journalists, and freelancers interested in covering games and geek culture. You can check out his books here.

Looking to hire a seasoned writer?

Nathan is also available for contract writing work on a project-by-project basis. Don’t hesitate to get in touch to chat about specifics and rates: nathan_meunier (at) hotmail.com

Grab a Free Copy of “12 Ways To Improve Your Pitches”

cov copyThis 4,000+ word PDF mini-guide is available exclusively to my mailing list subscribers! It’ll help you sharpen your pitches to a fine point, boosting your chances of hitting your target and breaking into new outlets.

Sign up today, and you’ll receive a download link to the guide. You’ll also be the first to find out about gig leads, exclusive content, special offers, new book launches, beta reader opportunities, and other unique tidbits of awesomeness! Don’t sweat though, you won’t get bombarded. I only send out sporadic emails when important things come up.

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Fun Factoid: Meunier is pronounced “Min-Yay”

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Recent Posts

Writer Shop Talk: The Catharsis of Personal Essay Writing

newshoptalkWhen you spend years writing about products, trends, culture, and things, it’s easy to lose touch with the human connection that ties it all together. But that’s what really makes it all interesting, isn’t it? As beings made of meat, water, and thought, we’re naturally drawn towards learning about others’ experiences, learning from the events of their lives, and discovering what makes them tick. I love reading those types of personal stories, but it wasn’t until earlier this year that I discovered just how therapeutic writing my own could be.

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