Story Grid Podcast
Storygrid logo

Click here to Subscribe in iTunes.

Helping you become a better writer.

Join Shawn Coyne, author of Story Grid and a top editor for 25+ years, and Tim Grahl, struggling writer, as they discuss the ins and outs of what makes a story great.

More at

  1. Thumb 1513953637 artwork
  2. Thumb 1513253331 artwork

    Editor's 6 Core Questions - Part 1

    There are six questions that can guide your writing from the beginning through drafting and editing your manuscript. Shawn walks you through each one.

  3. Thumb 1512515864 artwork
  4. Thumb 1511993394 artwork

    Myths of Publishing

    There are a lot of commonly held myths about publishing that often derail writers. Shawn and Tim bring their unique perspective to what writers should know about the publishing world and how it really works.

  5. Thumb 1511403973 artwork

    I'm Freaking Out

    Tim reaches the point where he wants to throw his book away and start over. Shawn is there to talk him off the ledge.

  6. Thumb 1510802962 artwork

    Rework or Keep Writing?

    We all hit those times where we don't know whether to rework what we've written or keeping pushing forward. Shawn talks Tim through this decision.

  7. Thumb 1509558130 artwork

    What Shawn has learned

    After hearing the listener messages from the 100th episode, Shawn reflects on what the last two years have meant to him... and then we dive back into my story.

  8. Thumb 1508942092 artwork

    The 100th

    In this 100th episode of the Story Grid Podcast, we here from you the listeners about what this show has meant to you over the last two years.

  9. Thumb 1508351884 artwork

    NaNoWriMo and Story Grid

    Are you doing NaNoWriMo next month? If so, you should be getting ready NOW. Shawn walks you through how to use the Story Grid to prepare for writing an entire novel in one month.

  10. Thumb 1507746324 artwork

    Go Back to the Genre

    When you get stuck or lost in your story, how do you find your way? Shawn and Tim discuss this as a follow up to last week's episode.

View Older Episodes