Month: December 2016

When in Doubt…

Podcasts

Go back to Genre.  Think about what promises you are making your audience with the Genre choices you’ve made.  Whenever you hit a wall, go back to that question.  How can I streamline my work to best serve the people who love these kinds of stories? In this week’s episode of The Story Grid Podcast… Read more »

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Holding the Center

Podcasts

In this week’s episode of The Story Grid Podcast, Tim and I go through his revised outline for his middle build in detail.  As you’ll recall, we’ve had some setbacks over the past few weeks which led to a segue into a review of setting and the necessity of the writer being crystal clear with… Read more »

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This is Not Normal

Podcasts

This week’s podcast episode confronts the big fat elephant in the room over these past 60 weeks of pontificating and instruction. At the current pace of writing, Tim won’t finish this novel until sometime in 2018! Wasn’t Shawn supposed to teach Tim how to write a workable novel without all of the mess inherent in… Read more »

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Got Live If You Want It

Podcasts

Tim and I took a recording week off during the American Thanksgiving holiday. So we thought it would be fun to release the live recording of our appearance together at Jeff Goins’ Tribe Conference last September.  The audience was terrific and the experience was the thing that convinced me to offer a Story Grid seminar… Read more »

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