GameCareerGuide writes: "This article isn't going to tell you how to make it as a game writer. Right now there are very few available positions for writers, and they're highly sought. You'll have to find your own way in. All I can do is to arm you with some of the tools that can help make you a better game writer.
The first thing you need to know is that writing prose and writing for games are two very different skills. The second thing you ought to know is that script writing and writing for games are two very different skills. Once you know that, you should nevertheless polish your traditional writing skills. If you can't put a sentence together, you can't write for games".