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Stay tuned to discover the key takeaways from our deep study of Gillian Flynn’s 2012 novel, Gone Girl. Find out what we’ve learned by applying Story Grid’s Editor’s Six Core Questions and breaking down each quadrant of this compelling Psychological Thriller. This season we’ve done a full macro analysis of Gone Girl, the 2012… Read more »
For the past few years, Young Adult (YA) and Middle Grade (MG) has been extremely popular beyond their “normal” target audience. With the success of Harry Potter, Percy Jackson, the Hunger Games, and the Divergent series, more and more authors are turning to teen and children’s literature and trying to write one. Children and teen… Read more »
Wonder how to deliver a powerful and satisfying finish to your story? On the Story Grid Writer’s Room podcast this week, Valerie and Leslie analyze the ending payoff of Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl to unpack what makes this story work so well. The Story Grid Writer’s Room is a show dedicated to offering a… Read more »
A year ago, in January 2020, Story Grid Publishing released its first title, appropriately titled The Story Grid Universe. You can download and read it for free here. The Story Grid Universe was the first title of seventeen we put into the collective cultural soup last year. Those titles reflect the Story Grid Guild and… Read more »
The Story Grid Guild is a group of writers dedicated to leveling up their craft. With weekly training and community interaction, it is the place for writers who want to make progress towards their goals in 2021.