Story Grid is dedicated to deepening the world's understanding of story and helping every writer level up their craft. As a Story Grid Certified Editor, you become an integral part of this mission.
Access detailed, ongoing training and an actionable gameplan for finding clients and building a successful editing business.
Join our community of 50+ Story Grid Certified Editors and get their ongoing support and collaboration.
When you become a Story Grid Certified Editor, you get access to many exclusive benefits.
We promote the Story Grid Certified Editors on our website and connect them with writers looking for expert assistance. We require no fee for the leads we provide.
Join Shawn Coyne, Tim Grahl, and current Story Grid Certified Editors in Nashville, TN for a week of intensive training in Story Grid Methodology, working with clients, and growing a freelance editing business.
We have many resources to help you work with clients and deepen your understanding of Story Grid methodology. These resources are only available to our Story Grid Certified Editors.
Free Access to Everything Story Grid
Story Grid Certified Editors get free access to all our online courses, Guild membership, books, trainings, and live events.
Get access to an exclusive Slack channel for Story Grid Certified Editors. This is a place to collaborate, build community, and learn from each other.
Several times a year we open up paid opportunities to help with our trainings and courses. These opportunities are exclusive to Story Grid Certified Editors.
There are several steps to becoming a Story Grid Certified Editor.
Once we approve your application, we will send you a document with more details on how the certification course works and a registration link.
We will provide access to training that you must complete before our in-person training. This ensures that we are all on the same page during our time together.
Join us in Nashville, TN in February 2022 for five days of in-person training from Shawn Coyne, Tim Grahl, and other Story Grid Certified Editors.
You will be assigned a final project to complete in the months following the training to demonstrate your understanding of the Story Grid methodology.
Upon completion of your project, you’ll have access to the exclusive Slack channel for editors along with all of the resources and training materials. In addition, you will be added to the Story Grid website as a Certified Editor.