Guild 2020

The Sand Sea + Reality Leaf of Genre Clover

Live Training

This month, Shawn gave a training session on the reality leaf of the Story Grid Genre Clover. During the call he references a handout which is available for download below. Michael McClellan, author of The Sand Sea, also joined the call to answer your questions. Q&A with Shawn – MP3 Download the Reality Leaf Handout

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Week of June 1 – Lovers Meet

Weekly Sprints

This week, Shawn has assigned a “Lovers Meet” scene with third person omniscient narration. Assignment Writing Sprint Assignment – PDF Shawn Reviews the Assignment – MP3 Q&A with Shawn – MP3 Sample Scene from the 1983 film Terms of Endearment, novel by Larry McMurtry, screenplay by James L. Brooks. 

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Week of May 25 – Phone Call

Weekly Sprints

This week, Shawn has assigned a “Phone call” scene with third person omniscient narration. Assignment Writing Sprint Assignment – PDF Shawn Reviews the Assignment – MP3 Q&A with Shawn – MP3 These two scenes are both from Thelma and Louise, screenplay by Callie Khouri. 

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Four Core Framework

Live Training

Due to technical issues, this month the live training call with Shawn Coyne was combined with the weekly Sprint Q&A session. Therefore, in this mega recording (two hours) Shawn discusses the Four Core Framework and answers questions about the One-on-One Physical Fight writing assignment. (This recording can also be found on the Guild Sprint page… Read more »

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