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Shawn Coyne is a world class editor with 25+ years experience and will show you how to use Story Grid to write a successful novel.

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Shawn Coyne created Story Grid to help author tell stories that work. Based on 25+ years of experience working with bestselling authors that include Steven Pressfield, Bill Murray, David Mamet, Robert Crais, Scott Patterson, Robert McKee, Michael Connelly, James Bamford, Ian Rankin, Mo Hayder and scores mores, the Story Grid reveals what bestselling books share in common and how professional writers write. Read more...

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"The Story Grid is an intensely practical tool. Like all tools, when you use it, it works. It will change you, your writing and most of all, the people who read what you write."

"If you're in the writing biz for the long haul and with your whole heart, StoryGrid.com is your home base. Land here first and check back every week. It's 'the show the pros watch.'"

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July 25th, 2017

Editing Non-Fiction

As Shawn and I have been working through the first draft of my novel, I was working on a first draft of my next non-fiction book. Now Shawn and I will be working through how to use the Story Grid tools and principles to edit non-fiction. [0:00:00.3] TG: Hello and welcome to the Story Grid […]

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July 18th, 2017

Planning the 2nd Draft

After a couple months of running the first draft through the Story Grid tools, I’m finally ready to start working on the second draft. This week Shawn gets me ready to get started. [0:00:00.5] TG: Hello and welcome to the Story Grid Podcast. This is the show dedicated to helping you become a better writer. […]

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July 11th, 2017

Creating a Story Grid – Part 2

This week Shawn and I continued working through Story Grid Graph as a tool for editing the first draft of a novel. [0:00:00.5] TG: Hello and welcome to the Story Grid Podcast. This is the show dedicated to helping you become a better writer. I’m your host, Tim Grahl and I am a struggling writer trying […]

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