Going back to the basics of Story Grid, Shawn and Tim discuss the role genre plays in storytelling.
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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.
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This episode is two for the price of one. Tim and Shawn first discuss when and how to do a 2nd edition of a book and then they move into discussing Tim's changes to the Beginning Hook of his novel as he continues to race towards the finish line.
After several weeks of analyzing the manuscript, Shawn walks Tim through the final steps of refinement he needs to go through to get it ready for production.
Shawn and Tim finish up talking about the Hero Archetypes and then delve into what it takes to ground your book in a realistic world.
Shawn and Tim continue talking through the Hero's Journey Archetypes, who they are, and how they should be in your story.
The sprint is on to finish The Threshing. This week Shawn and Tim begin working through the Archetypes of the Hero's Journey.
This week Shawn sits down with Story Grid Editor, Valerie Francis, to discuss why (and how) the Story Grid method is different from other structural and developmental editing methods.
Steven Pressfield and Black Irish Publishing have released a new project around writers and Resistance. Shawn and Tim discuss both what the project is and the bigger ramifications for the world of publishing.
Your novel is done, now what? Shawn walks Tim through a new level of analysis for his work in progress.
The spreadsheet is a central tool of Story Grid. Shawn walks Tim through how to use it and answers some of his questions.
Story Grid grew out of the need for better editing. Shawn and Tim discuss the origins and the job of an editor.