Courtney Harrell

Courtney is a novelist, screenwriter, and certified Story Grid editor based on Maui. A 20-year-veteran of the film industry, Courtney has worked on hundreds of projects, including major motion pictures, commercials, documentaries, and music videos.

She thrives on helping authors discover and develop the story they truly want to tell. Her editing approach is relaxed and creative, but grounded in the principles of great storytelling. She likes to cut through the jargon, demystify plot structure and empower novelists and screenwriters to tell their best story.

In 2020, she will be publishing the Story Grid editor’s analysis for Ready Player One, the bestselling science fiction novel about the future and virtual reality, writing two short stories, and revising a screenplay centered around the life of an LGBTQ protagonist. You can find out more about her editing services on her site.

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