Category: Story Grid

S+SG: The 5 Commandments – Mac

Tracking your Story Grid 5 Commandments for each scene, developing your story by tracking your progressive complications in each scene and ensuring that you are raising the stakes.

Using the Story Grid to Analyze Amazon Prime’s ‘Jack Ryan’ Series – Introduction and 6 Core Questions

Analyzing the Jack Ryan Series using the Story Grid Method

Analysis of Story Elements for HBO’s ‘Gentleman Jack’: Episode 8

Analyzing the final episode (Episode 8) of Season 1 of Gentleman Jack for Story Grid elements.

Analysis of Story Elements of HBO’s ‘Gentleman Jack’: Episode 7

As we approach the end of the first season of this series, we can see that the conventions and obligatory scenes are playing out and that many of my predictions from the first episode have happened. Let’s continue with an evaluation of the 5…

Analysis of Story Elements for HBO’s ‘Gentleman Jack’: Episode 6

We’re going to sum up the story so far here. We should be approaching the end of the Middle Build, so let’s see how well the story follows the story grid and if it’s working. The Love Story So Far As I mentioned in…

S+SG: The 5 Commandments – Windows

Let’s start with the 5 commandments, the core of every Story Grid scene. On the windows version of Scrivener, you could put them in a couple places.

Analysis of Story Elements for HBO’s ‘Gentleman Jack’: Episode 5

The 5 Commandments of Gentleman Jack: Episode 5 These are the 5 Commandments of Storytelling as outlined by Shawn Coyne in his book The Story Grid: What good Editors Know.  These commandments can be found in all stories that really work. Inciting Incident: Mr….

Analysis of Story Elements for HBO’s ‘Gentleman Jack’: Episode 4

The 5 Commandments of Gentleman Jack: Episode 4 These are the 5 Commandments of Storytelling as outlined by Shawn Coyne in his book The Story Grid: What good Editors Know.  These commandments can be found in all stories that really work. Inciting Incident: There is…

John Scalzi’s Old Man’s War – Analysis and 6 Core Questions

Examining stories with the Story Grid’s 6 Core Questions can help writers learn to make better stories by examining the details of other authors. Old Man’s War my John Scalzi is iconic Science Fiction Action Story. Let’s take a look at how it works.