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...
The Icarus Deception
The War of Art
Shawn continues answering listener questions. To submit a question for a future episode, find us on Twitter @storygrid. [0:00:00.3] TG: Hello and welcome to the Story Grid Podcast. This is a show dedicated to helping you become a better writer. I’m your host Tim Grahl and I am a struggling writer trying to figure out […]
I’ve always seen myself as the stand-in for you, the writer. I try to ask all the dumb and embarrassing questions and make sure the show is something that represents the every day writer. Which is why it’s a bit weird that we’ve never actually done a Q&A with Shawn based on your actual questions. […]
Have you heard the advice that if you want to learn something, teach it? I think that applies to storytelling too. Now that my writer friends know about the podcast, they often ask my advice on their stories. Pretty quickly I realize where the holes in my knowledge are. This is often what ends up […]