Why the StoryGrid Podcast makes for painful listening

Tim Grahl is being mentored to write his novel with expert editor Shawn Coyne – and it makes for painful listening. Regular listeners of the show have been following Tim writing his novel, submitting it to Shawn, getting feedback, and going back to the drawing board. This has been going on for years. Episode 1 …

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Story Outline, Structure and Line-edits

Ok, I’ve just finished my first revision of my story, and the ‘revision’ consisted of spelling, grammar, punctuation, and any obvious story inconsistencies. Does that equal line-edits? I haven’t changed any of the story, so maybe not. So with this complete, I started analysing my story and thinking about more structural edits. Now, I know …

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The Anatomy of Silence of the Lambs

Shawn Coyne is a story nerd. For this reason alone you should inspect the above graphic closely, scratch your head a bit, then wander over to his website, sign up, devour everything he’s sharing, and warm up your credit card ready to buy the Story Grid book. Click here to download the full graphic of the …

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