Heather Jackson

Narrative Designer / Writer


After many years writing television shows, Heather began working as a writer and story editor on Bloom Digital Media’s first game, the award-winning LGBTQ+ visual novel LongStory. Since then, she’s written mobile games for Jam City, Glu Mobile and Ubisoft, as well as returning to Bloom Digital to be the Narrative Designer and Writer on Later Daters. In the VR space, Heather was Lead Writer on ZenFri’s game The Last Taxi, and Narrative Designer on Stitch Media’s Broken Spectre. Heather is currently the Narrative Director at Bloom Digital where she is designing and writing four new games.

When she’s not crafting interactive stories, Heather blogs about cycling the world on a folding bike at bromptoning.com, coaches the Trampoline Club at Toronto Metropolitan University, and teaches Storytelling in Games at Humber College.

What I Write

“His noble quest gone terribly wrong, Captain Flamingo does the only thing a hero can do in this situation – freak out!”

TV Series: CAPTAIN FLAMINGO, Ep. 13B “Flowers & Candy”

“In Splittsboro, Valentine’s Day is a day of war! A day when you blow things up, hold people in headlocks and eat knuckle sandwiches. A day when you super fight to win the love of that girl who doesn’t even like you.”

TV Series: SIDEKICK, Ep. 28A “Love Fights”

I’m not a drug dealer; I’m a dreamer. It’s a means to a beginning.

YA Novel: CRAZY HAPPY KILLERS (work-in-progress)

The crumbling gothic church looms large before me, black spires poking the sky like a hundred pitchforks hunting for angels.

YA Novel: DEMONS DON’T DO LOVE (work-in-progress)

Nora: "Did you tell Principal Chevy the truth?" Player: "Yeah, but it’s their word against mine. And Chevy thinks they’re magically perfect half-unicorn people." Nora: "Who fart sunshine and rainbow-colored sprinkles?" Player: "Haha! Exactly. But I did learn something..."

Video Game: LONGSTORY, Ep. 3 “The Party”

I'd rather die than get stuck in this shithole town, so I follow the murderer into the woods.

YA Novel: PSYCHO SMART (work-in-progress)