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The 100th Podcast Episode

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  [0:00:00.6] TG: Hello and welcome to the 100th episode of the Story Grid Podcast. I’m your host Tim Grahl, and I’m a struggling writer trying to figure out how to tell a story that works. Joining me shortly – well, Shawn is not going to be on this episode. A while back, I’ve been… Read more »

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What Does Shawn Think?

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[0:00:00.5] 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 how to tell a story that works. Joining me shortly is Shawn Coyne, he is the creator of… Read more »

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Book is Done! Now What?

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[0:00:00.1] 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 how to tell a story that works. Joining me shortly is Shawn Coyne. He is the creator Story… Read more »

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Internal Genres Part 2: Character Driven Stories through Life Values

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Executing Cause and Effect Last month, we looked at internal genres from the perspective of Friedman’s Framework. Our aim was to distinguish the three main internal genres and twelve subgenres because they can be confusing or, as Shawn Coyne says, “squishy.” From the work of literary critic Norman Friedman and studying twelve Masterworks, we learned… Read more »

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Miniplot, Editors, and Genre

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[0:00:00.5] 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 how to tell a story that works. Joining me shortly is Shawn Coyne, he is the creator of… Read more »

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Stories Need Great Villains

Fundamental Fridays

  Every story needs a great villain because without him, the hero can’t shine. He’s the force of antagonism that keeps the action moving and the reader engaged. He pokes and prods at the protagonist, forcing her to stretch, grow and change.  Stories, after all, are about change.  For change to happen, there needs to… Read more »

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Put the Darkness On Paper

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[0:00:00.9] 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’m the struggling writer trying to figure out how to tell a story that works. Joining the shortly is Shawn Coyne. He is the creator of Story… Read more »

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Interview: Ryan Holiday

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[0:00:00.5] 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 how to tell a story that works. The creator of Story Grid and the author of the book… Read more »

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