Category: Story Grid

Jack Ryan Intro

Analyzing the Jack Ryan Series using the Story Grid Method

Gentleman Jack Ep8

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

Gentleman Jack Ep7

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…

Gentleman Jack Ep6

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…

5 Commandments – Win

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.

Gentleman Jack Ep5

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….

Gentleman Jack Ep4

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…

Old Man's War – SciFi Action

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.

Gentleman Jack Ep3

I am releasing this early because I want to publish the Episodes as I watch them to see if my predictions are correct and I’m a few episodes behind. The 5 Commandments of Gentleman Jack: Episode These are the 5 Commandments of Storytelling as…