A very happy indie creator with their hands on hips, wearing glasses and a beanie. Illustration by Pablo Stanley.

Kiel: "Hey, fellow indie creator! I founded Run Write Play to help bring your ideas to life and share your creations with a wider audience."

Build worlds.
Tell stories.
Create games.

The online studio helping storytellers and game designers bring their creations to life


A very happy indie creator with their hands on hips, wearing glasses and a beanie. Illustration by Pablo Stanley.

Kiel: "I hope we can make something awesome together soon."

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Professional services to get organised and release your most awesome stories and games



A very happy indie creator with their hands on hips, wearing glasses and a beanie. Illustration by Pablo Stanley.

Kiel: "My attention to detail really comes in handy here."

Proofing and editing

For all written, visual, or audio content in your books, games, animations, podcasts, videos, etc.

Proofing: Give your edited work the final touches
$10 AUD (light content)
$20 AUD (dense content)
Editing: Detailed reviews to bring your draft to life
$20 AUD (light content)
$30 AUD (dense content)
Prices: per page / 5 mins video / 10 mins audio
Ask about batch pricing


A very happy indie creator with their hands on hips, wearing glasses and a beanie. Illustration by Pablo Stanley.

Kiel: "Don't be shy! Talking with fellow creators is one of my favourite things to do. Save my email address for later: connect@runwriteplay.com"

I'd love to hear about your project

Use this form to tell me what you're working on!If you're not in a position to work with me right now, let's talk about our favourite stories/games :)


A very happy indie creator with their hands on hips, wearing glasses and a beanie. Illustration by Pablo Stanley.

Kiel: "I promise to not bombard you with emails, and to keep your information safe."

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A very happy indie creator with their hands on hips, wearing glasses and a beanie. Illustration by Pablo Stanley.

Kiel: "That's what I'm here for, my friend!"

Layout and publishing

Have an idea for a book or website and need some help bringing it to life?


Layout: Turn your work into a publishable productPublishing: Get your finished product into the world!Pricing: Based on project


A very happy indie creator with their hands on hips, wearing glasses and a beanie. Illustration by Pablo Stanley.

Kiel: "Oh boy, this is gonna be great!"

Map your creative journey

1-on-1 workshop with KielHop on a video call for an energising discussion about your vision and leave with a realistic action plan to bring it to life!

1-hour session
$179 $99 AUD


A very happy indie creator with their hands on hips, wearing glasses and a beanie. Illustration by Pablo Stanley.

"Hey! I'm Kiel. I founded Run Write Play to help indie creators like you bring ideas to life and share your creations with a wider audience."

My Quest

To nurture human connection and creativity—one story, one game, and one day at a time

My Code



A very happy indie creator with their hands on hips, wearing glasses and a beanie. Illustration by Pablo Stanley.

"I seriously love Descript! It's like a magic wand for conjuring my audio/video content."

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If you're a podcaster, YouTuber, or audio/video creator of any kind, Descript can literally save you hours.It's software that lets you edit audio and video just by modifying the text of your transcript (which it generates for you).Use my affiliate link here to check it out!



A very happy indie creator with their hands on hips, wearing glasses and a beanie. Illustration by Pablo Stanley.

"For me, playing games—especially with others—is one of the best things in life."

My Games

Fun creations from indie game designers—myself included!