Tag: The Story Grid

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Three Years Ago Today

This popped up in my memories this morning. This was a historic moment for me–I’d already had my mind blown about the importance of knowing your Content genre but I hadn’t yet had my mind blown about applying the correct genre to my climax. Reading the Story Grid changed the way I thought about writing.…
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How Answering The Editor’s Six Core Questions Can Unlock Your Novel

When I started writing THE BLUE GOLEM in 2014 all I had was a mental image of the first scene, a man waking up in the body of an 8′ tall clay golem in a strange place with knowledge but no memory. I didn’t know anything else and while I wrote the (very rough) first…
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