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Gone Girl – Key Takeaways

Writers' Room Podcast

  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 »

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Worldview and the YA/MG Genre

Story Grid

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 »

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Gone Girl – Ending Payoff

Writers' Room Podcast

  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 »

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Gone Girl – Beginning Hook

Writers' Room Podcast

  What makes the opening of Gillian Flynn’s 2012 Psychological Thriller, Gone Girl, so compelling? On the Story Grid Writer’s Room podcast this week, we analyze the beginning hook to find out. The Story Grid Writer’s Room is a show dedicated to offering a practical approach to the Story Grid method so you can put… Read more »

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