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The Editor’s 6 Core Questions

Whenever you get stuck in your story, come back to these six questions to help you find your way.

The 5 Commandments of Storytelling

These five rules will always help you find your way through your scene, act, and manuscript.

Editing Your Manuscript

Now that you have a finished manuscript, how do you use the Story Grid tools to get to a second draft?

Story Grid for Non-fiction

Story Grid isn't only for fiction. Learn how to write an amazing non-fiction work with the tools of Story Grid.

Understanding Genre

Understanding genre is understanding storytelling. Use the resources below to deepen your genre understanding.

Story Grid 101

If you're lost with all this talk of spreadsheets, genres, foolscaps, and grids, this is the page for you. Jump into the resources below to get introduced to the Story Grid basics.

Access our free 5-part Story Grid Course. In these lessons, Shawn will walk you step-by-step through the basics of Story Grid and how to get started.