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This is a show dedicated to helping you become a better writer using the Story Grid method, developed by Shawn Coyne. Each week this season, we analyze a scene or short story to get to the bottom of how to write scenes because to write a story that works, you must be able to write scenes that work.

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This is a show dedicated to helping you become a better writer using the Story Grid method, developed by Shawn Coyne. Each week this season, we analyze a scene or short story to get to the bottom of how to write scenes because to write a story that works, you must be able to write scenes that work.

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Great content and hosts

By Kage233 - Oct 30 2019
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This podcast is so helpful and makes storytelling very simple and accessible. The hosts are great and personable!

A Round of Applause for the Story Grid Editors!

By @gypsyqueencab - Sep 10 2019
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I’m in awe of all the editors who created the Roundtable Podcast! Each has taken Shawn Coyne’s Story Grid methodology to heart and has assimilated the knowledge to produce an amazing body of work from which we can learn. I can’t begin to imagine the time invested in preparing for each podcast...week after week for years. Kudos to all of you!

iTunes Ratings

43 Ratings
Average Ratings
38
1
3
1
0

Great content and hosts

By Kage233 - Oct 30 2019
Read more
This podcast is so helpful and makes storytelling very simple and accessible. The hosts are great and personable!

A Round of Applause for the Story Grid Editors!

By @gypsyqueencab - Sep 10 2019
Read more
I’m in awe of all the editors who created the Roundtable Podcast! Each has taken Shawn Coyne’s Story Grid methodology to heart and has assimilated the knowledge to produce an amazing body of work from which we can learn. I can’t begin to imagine the time invested in preparing for each podcast...week after week for years. Kudos to all of you!
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Story Grid Writers' Room

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This is a show dedicated to helping you become a better writer using the Story Grid method, developed by Shawn Coyne. Each week this season, we analyze a scene or short story to get to the bottom of how to write scenes because to write a story that works, you must be able to write scenes that work.

Rank #1: Thriller Genre - Hot Fuzz

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In this week’s episode, the team takes a look at the 2007 British comedy thriller Hot Fuzz, written by Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg. Let us know what you think of our analysis.

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This is a show dedicated to helping you become a better editor. Each week Story Grid Editors Jarie Bolander, Valerie Francis, Anne Hawley, Kim Kessler and Leslie Watts analyze a film from one of the 12 Story Grid content genres and discuss it using the Editor’s Six Core Questions as developed by Shawn Coyne.

Jan 24 2018

46mins

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Rank #2: Special Episode - Story Grid 101: The Editor's Six Core Questions

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It’s Story Grid 101: The Editor’s Six Core Questions. What do they mean? Why do you need them? How do they help you edit your novel? The Roundtable team stacks it all up for you in this special episode.

This is a show dedicated to helping you become a better editor. Each week Story Grid Editors Jarie Bolander, Valerie Francis, Anne Hawley, Kim Kessler, and Leslie Watts analyze a film from one of the 12 Story Grid content genres and discuss it using the Editor’s Six Core Questions as developed by Shawn Coyne.

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Jun 06 2018

59mins

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Rank #3: Status Genre - Gladiator

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In this week’s episode, we examine the 2000 Status/Admiration epic Gladiator, written by David Franzoni, John Logan, and William Nicholson. Let us know what you think of our analysis. You can reach us on Twitter @StoryGridRT.

This is a show dedicated to helping you become a better editor. Each week Story Grid Editors Jarie Bolander, Valerie Francis, Anne Hawley, Kim Kessler and Leslie Watts analyze a film from one of the 12 Story Grid content genres and discuss it using the Editor’s Six Core Questions as developed by Shawn Coyne.

Click here to see the full show notes.

Feb 01 2018

46mins

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Rank #4: Bite Size Episode - How to Analyze a Scene

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It’s 20 minutes of deep insight this time as Valerie Francis and Leslie Watts bring you a bite-size episode on how to analyze a scene.

Here on the Roundtable we're dedicated to helping you become a better writer, following the Story Grid method developed by Shawn Coyne. In these episodes we bring you some shorter solo articles and interviews on topics that interest us as writers.

Click here for the full show notes. 

Jan 22 2020

23mins

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Rank #5: Courtship Love Story - The Bridges of Madison County

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It’s love, loss and longing this week as the Roundtable team crosses The Bridges of Madison County, the 1995 film written by Richard LaGravenese from Robert James Waller’s 1992 novel. Visit us on Twitter @StoryGridRT and let us know what you think of our analysis.

This is a show dedicated to helping you become a better writer and editor. Each week, Story Grid Editors Jarie Bolander, Valerie Francis, Anne Hawley, Kim Kessler and Leslie Watts analyze a film from one of the twelve Story Grid content genres and discuss it using the Editor’s Six Core Questions as developed by Shawn Coyne.

Click here to see the full show notes.

Feb 08 2018

58mins

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Rank #6: Psychological Thriller - Gone Girl

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This week the Roundtable team disappears into Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl, and comes back with a verdict of Psychological Thriller, with an extra dose of disturbing.

This is a show dedicated to helping you become a better editor. Each week Story Grid Editors Jarie Bolander, Valerie Francis, Anne Hawley, Kim Kessler, and Leslie Watts analyze a film from one of the 12 Story Grid content genres and discuss it using the Editor’s Six Core Questions as developed by Shawn Coyne.

Click here for the full show notes.

Jun 13 2018

42mins

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Rank #7: Bite Size Edition - Too Much Information

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What is exposition, and why should novelists be leery of it? Turns out there's brain science behind “Show Don't Tell.” Editor Anne Hawley lays it all out in this 20-minute Bite Size Edition.

Here on the Roundtable we're dedicated to helping you become a better writer, following the Story Grid method developed by Shawn Coyne. In these episodes we bring you some shorter solo articles and interviews on topics that interest us as writers.

Click here for the full show notes.

May 08 2019

24mins

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Rank #8: Bite Size Edition - Shawn on Reading

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“It’s a bitter pill to swallow, but you are not well-read enough.”

It’s 20 minutes of professional inspiration for writers and editors this time as the Roundtablers interview Shawn Coyne on the critical importance of reading more widely and deeply.

Welcome to the Bite Size Edition of the Editor Roundtable Podcast. Here on the Roundtable we're dedicated to helping you become a better writer, following the Story Grid method developed by Shawn Coyne.

In these episodes we bring you some shorter solo articles and interviews on topics that interest us as writers.

Click here for the full show notes.

Mar 20 2019

23mins

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Rank #9: Bite Size Episode - How to Plan A Novel

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It’s 20 minutes of deep insight this time as Jarie Bolander bring you a bite-size episode on how to plan a novel.

Here on the Roundtable we're dedicated to helping you become a better writer, following the Story Grid method developed by Shawn Coyne. In these episodes we bring you some shorter solo articles and interviews on topics that interest us as writers.

Click here for the full show notes.

Sep 11 2019

14mins

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Rank #10: Love Story - Sense and Sensibility

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The Roundtablers return to the love story this week with Sense and Sensibility. This Oscar-winning 1995 adaptation of Jane Austen’s 1811 novel was written by Emma Thompson and directed by Ang Lee.

Each week one of the Story Grid Editors—Jarie Bolander, Valerie Francis, Anne Hawley, Kim Kessler, or Leslie Watts—pitches a film as an example of a significant story principle. The rest of us explore different aspects of the story so we can all understand it better.

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Jul 10 2019

1hr 6mins

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Rank #11: Action - The Return of the King

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Leslie concludes her epic examination of the action story on an epic scale with the epic-est epic of them all, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. This 2003 conclusion to The Lord of the Rings trilogy was directed by Peter Jackson from a screenplay he wrote with Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens, based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien.

Each week one of the Story Grid Editors—Jarie Bolander, Valerie Francis, Anne Hawley, Kim Kessler, or Leslie Watts—pitches a film as an example of a significant story principle. The rest of us explore different aspects of the story so we can all understand it better.

Click here for the full show notes.

Sep 04 2019

55mins

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Rank #12: Bite Size Episode - Vetting Your Book Idea

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It’s 20 minutes of deep insight this time as Kim Kessler bring you a bite-size episode on Vetting Your Book Idea.

Here on the Roundtable we're dedicated to helping you become a better writer, following the Story Grid method developed by Shawn Coyne. In these episodes we bring you some shorter solo articles and interviews on topics that interest us as writers.

Click here for the full show notes.

May 15 2019

19mins

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Rank #13: Worldview - Arrival

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The Roundtable team touches down into the Worldview genre this week with the 2016 science fiction revelation drama Arrival, written Eric Heisserer and Ted Chiang, based on Ted Chiang’s “The Story of Your Life” and directed by Denis Villeneuve.

This is a show dedicated to helping you become a better writer. Each week Story Grid Editors Jarie Bolander, Valerie Francis, Anne Hawley, Kim Kessler, and Leslie Watts analyze a film from one of the twelve Story Grid content genres and discuss it using the Editor’s Six Core Questions as developed by Shawn Coyne.

Click here for the full show notes.

Jul 25 2018

49mins

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Rank #14: Status - Puzzle

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This week, Kim and the other Roundtablers continue piecing together global internal genre stories with the 2018 independent film, Puzzle. The screenplay, an adaptation from a 2010 Argentinian film Rompecabezas, was written by Oren Moverman and directed by Marc Turtletaub.

Each week one of the Story Grid Editors—Jarie Bolander, Valerie Francis, Anne Hawley, Kim Kessler, or Leslie Watts—pitches a film as an example of a significant story principle. The rest of us explore different aspects of the story so we can all understand it better.

Click here for the full show notes.

May 01 2019

53mins

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Rank #15: Bite Size Episode - Character Development

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It’s 20 minutes of insight this time as Valerie Francis and Leslie Watts bring you a bite-size episode on character development.

Here on the Roundtable we're dedicated to helping you become a better writer, following the Story Grid method developed by Shawn Coyne. In these episodes we bring you some shorter solo articles and interviews on topics that interest us as writers.

Click here for the full show notes. 

Feb 26 2020

22mins

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Rank #16: Bite Size Edition - Beginning, Middle, and End

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It’s 20 minutes of deep insight as Valerie Francis brings you a bite-size episode on the Beginning, Middle and End of a story.

Here on the Story Grid Editor Roundtable Podcast we're dedicated to helping you become a better writer, following the Story Grid method developed by Shawn Coyne. In these episodes we bring you some shorter solo articles and interviews on topics that interest us as writers.

Click here for the full show notes.

Nov 13 2019

10mins

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Rank #17: Psychological Thriller - Primal Fear

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The multiple personalities around the Roundtable try to puzzle out whether the 1995 thriller Primal Fear works, and why—or why not. This film, starring Richard Gere and Edward Norton in his first feature film role, was written by Steve Shagan and Ann Biderman, based on William Diehl’s 1993 novel of the same name. It was directed by Greg Hoblit.

Each week one of the Story Grid Editors—Jarie Bolander, Valerie Francis, Anne Hawley, Kim Kessler, or Leslie Watts—pitches a film as an example of a significant story principle. The rest of us explore different aspects of the story so we can all understand it better.

Click here for the full show notes.

Jul 03 2019

1hr 5mins

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Rank #18: Crime - Double Indemnity

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This week the Roundtable team investigates the claims of Double Indemnity, the 1944 film noir classic about murder and insurance fraud, with screenplay by Raymond Chandler and Billy Wilder. Visit us on Twitter @StoryGridRT and let us know what you think of our analysis.

This is a show dedicated to helping you become a better writer. Each week Story Grid Editors Jarie Bolander, Valerie Francis, Anne Hawley, Kim Kessler, and Leslie Watts analyze a film from one of the twelve Story Grid content genres and discuss it using the Editor’s Six Core Questions as developed by Shawn Coyne.

Click here for the full show notes.

Apr 04 2018

43mins

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Rank #19: Innovating the Love Story - Harold and Maude

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Can Jarie make the case that pairing an 18-year-old boy with a 79-year-old woman is truly an innovation on the Love Story? Find out as we examine Harold and Maude, the 1971 cult black comedy directed by Hal Ashby from a script by Colin Higgins.

Each week one of the Story Grid Editors—Jarie Bolander, Valerie Francis, Anne Hawley, Kim Kessler, or Leslie Watts—pitches a favorite film as an example of a significant story principle. Then we team up to debate whether it succeeds or fails, giving authors deep insight into story structure.

Click here for the full show notes.

Sep 19 2018

40mins

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Rank #20: Worldview-Education - The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

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This week, Kim takes a close look at The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, in order to study how a story’s life values are established in the beginning hook.

This 2018 film was directed by Mike Newell from a screenplay by Don Roos, Tom Bezucha, and Kevin Hood. It was based on the 2008 novel of the same name by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows.

This is a show dedicated to helping you become a better writer using the Story Grid method, developed by Shawn Coyne. Each week we use a movie, a novel, or a short story to study different storytelling principles so that we can deepen our understanding of story and level up our craft.

Click here for the full show notes.

Dec 25 2019

1hr

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Lovers Meet Scene - Bridget Jones's Diary

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What makes a great lovers meet scene? Find out when Valerie and Leslie analyze the turkey curry buffet scene in Bridget Jones’s Diary, the 1996 Love Story by Helen Fielding.

This season we analyze scenes from novels, short stories and films because scenes are the basic building blocks of story. To be able to write a story that works, you must be able to write a scene that works.

Click here for the full show notes. 

Aug 12 2020

1hr 1min

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Introducing the Story Grid Writers' Room

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In this episode, Story Grid editors Valerie Francis and Leslie Watts introduce the new Story Grid Writers’ Room.

Each week this season, we analyze a scene or short story to get to the bottom of how to write scenes because to write a story that works, you must be able to write scenes that work.

Click here for the full show notes.

Aug 05 2020

14mins

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Bite Size Episode - Marriage Story Scene Analysis

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It’s 30 minutes of deep insight as Valerie Francis and Leslie Watts bring you a bite-size episode on analyzing a scene, with an example from Marriage Story.

 Here on the Roundtable we're dedicated to helping you become a better writer, following the Story Grid method developed by Shawn Coyne. In these episodes we bring you some shorter solo articles and interviews on topics that interest us as writers. 

Click here for the show notes.

Jul 29 2020

39mins

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Action - Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

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Gaze into the pensieve to learn the secrets of point of view and narrative device in the 2005 novel by J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. The Roundtablers also discuss the 2009 film of the same name, directed by David Yates from the screenplay by Steve Kloves.

Each week one of the Roundtable team—Valerie Francis, Kim Kessler, or Leslie Watts—aims to get to the bottom of a specific story principle by analyzing a film, novel, or short story. The rest of us analyze the story according to our own chosen topics, and together we deepen our knowledge and level up our craft.

Click here for the full show notes

Jul 22 2020

47mins

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Performance and Crime - The Imitation Game

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Uncover the secret to integrating framing stories with The Imitation Game. The 2014 film was directed by Morten Tyldum from the Oscar-winning screenplay by Graham Moore. It’s based on the 1983 biography Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges.

Each week one of the Roundtable team—Valerie Francis, Kim Kessler, or Leslie Watts—aims to get to the bottom of a specific story principle by analyzing a film, novel, or short story. The rest of us analyze the story according to our own chosen topics, and together we deepen our knowledge and level up our craft.

Click here for the full show notes. 

Jul 15 2020

43mins

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Core Events - Fried Green Tomatoes

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Core events, mini-plots, and nested stories are on the menu this week as the Roundtablers analyze the 1991 film Fried Green Tomatoes, directed by Jon Avnet from a screenplay by Fannie Flagg and Carol Sobieski, based on Flagg’s 1987 novel, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe.

Each week one of the Roundtable team—Valerie Francis, Kim Kessler, or Leslie Watts—aims to get to the bottom of a specific story principle by analyzing a film, novel, or short story. The rest of us analyze the story according to our own chosen topics, and together we deepen our knowledge and level up our craft.

Click here for the complete show notes.

Jul 08 2020

43mins

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Society - Ragtime

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Gain a new perspective on history and point of view as the Roundtablers analyze E. L. Doctorow’s 1975 novel Ragtime. The 1981 film based on the novel was directed by Miloš Forman from a screenplay by Michael Weller and Bo Goldman.

Each week one of the Roundtable team—Valerie Francis, Kim Kessler, or Leslie Watts—aims to get to the bottom of a specific story principle by analyzing a film, novel, or short story. The rest of us analyze the story according to our own chosen topics, and together we deepen our knowledge and level up our craft.

Click here for the full show notes.

Jul 01 2020

42mins

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Love Story - Marriage Story

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Make your way from coast to coast and from beginning to end as Valerie takes us through the three-act structure of Noah Baumbach’s 2019 film, Marriage Story.

Each week one of the Roundtable team—Valerie Francis, Kim Kessler, or Leslie Watts—aims to get to the bottom of a specific story principle by analyzing a film, novel, or short story. The rest of us analyze the story according to our own chosen topics, and together we deepen our knowledge and level up our craft.

Click here for the full show notes.

Jun 24 2020

43mins

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Performance - Center Stage

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Warm up and get your dancing shoes on for the Core Event of Center Stage. This 2000 Performance genre film was directed by Nicholas Hytner from a screenplay by Carol Heikkinen.

Each week one of the Roundtable team—Valerie Francis, Kim Kessler, or Leslie Watts—aims to get to the bottom of a specific story principle by analyzing a film, novel, or short story. The rest of us analyze the story according to our own chosen topics, and together we deepen our knowledge and level up our craft.

Click here for the full show notes.

Jun 17 2020

41mins

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Bite Size Edition - Past and Present 2

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It’s 20 minutes of insight this time as Kim Kessler chats with Anne Hawley about the power of past and present.

Here on the Roundtable we're dedicated to helping you become a better writer, following the Story Grid method developed by Shawn Coyne. In these episodes we bring you some shorter solo articles and interviews on topics that interest us as writers.

Click here for the full show notes.

Jun 10 2020

23mins

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Worldview-Disillusionment - The Great Gatsby

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This week the Roundtablers look to The Great Gatsby, the 1925 novel of disillusionment in love by F. Scott Fitzgerald, to find out why the story endures. The team also examines the 2013 film adaptation directed by Baz Luhrmann from a screenplay by Luhrmann and Craig Pearce.

Each week one of the Roundtable team—Valerie Francis, Kim Kessler, or Leslie Watts—aims to get to the bottom of a specific story principle by analyzing a film, novel, or short story. The rest of us analyze the story according to our own chosen topics, and together we deepen our knowledge and level up our craft.

Click here for the full show notes. 

Jun 03 2020

51mins

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Thriller - Baby Driver

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This week, Valerie drives home the importance of a compelling middle build in the context of the film Baby Driver. Don’t get away without hearing the Roundtablers’ take on this 2017 film written and directed by Edgar Wright.

Each week one of the Roundtable team—Valerie Francis, Kim Kessler, or Leslie Watts—aims to get to the bottom of a specific story principle by analyzing a film, novel, or short story. The rest of us analyze the story according to our own chosen topics, and together we deepen our knowledge and level up our craft.

Click here for the full show notes.

May 27 2020

45mins

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Society Story - Howards End

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It’s manners and mores this week as the Roundtable team examines the 1992 film adaptation of E. M. Forster’s 1910 novel Howards End. The adaptation was written by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and directed by James Ivory.

Each week one of the Roundtable team—Valerie Francis, Kim Kessler, or Leslie Watts—aims to get to the bottom of a specific story principle by analyzing a film, novel, or short story. The rest of us analyze the story according to our own chosen topics, and together we deepen our knowledge and level up our craft.

Click here for the full show notes. 

May 20 2020

45mins

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Bite Size Episode - Season 7 Preview

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Here’s a preview of what the Roundtablers are getting ready to bring you in Season 7. Listen as Kim, Valerie, and Leslie each reveal their Season 7 focus and their first story pick.

Each week one of the Roundtable team—Valerie Francis, Kim Kessler, or Leslie Watts—aims to get to the bottom of a specific story principle by analyzing a film, novel, or short story. The rest of us analyze the story according to our own chosen topics, and together we deepen our knowledge and level up our craft.

Click here for the full show notes.

May 13 2020

8mins

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Bite Size Episode - Big Idea Nonfiction with Shelley Sperry

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It’s 30 minutes of insight this time as Leslie Watts and Shelley Sperry bring you a bite-size episode on Big Idea Nonfiction.

Welcome to the Bite Size Edition of the Editor Roundtable Podcast. Here on the Roundtable we're dedicated to helping you become a better writer, following the Story Grid method developed by Shawn Coyne. In these episodes we bring you some shorter solo articles and interviews on topics that interest us as writers.

Click here for the full show notes.

May 06 2020

34mins

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Bite Size Episode - Power of Past and Present

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It’s 20 minutes of insight this time as Kim Kessler and Anne Hawley bring you a bite-size episode on the power of past and present with stories that include dual timelines, onstage events in the present and the past that, together, to create a rich global story arc.

Here on the Story Grid Editor Roundtable we're dedicated to helping you become a better writer, following the Story Grid method developed by Shawn Coyne. In these episodes we bring you some shorter solo articles and interviews on topics that interest us as writers.

Click here for the full show notes.

Apr 29 2020

19mins

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Bite Size Episode - Short Stories

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It’s 20 minutes of deep insight this time as Valerie Francis and Shawn Coyne bring you a bite-size episode on short stories.

Welcome to the Bite Size Edition of the Editor Roundtable Podcast. Here on the Roundtable we're dedicated to helping you become a better writer, following the Story Grid method developed by Shawn Coyne. In these episodes we bring you some shorter solo articles and interviews on topics that interest us as writers. 

Click here for the full show notes. 

Apr 22 2020

18mins

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Bite Size Episode - Big Idea Nonfiction

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It’s 20 minutes of insight this time as Valerie Francis and Leslie Watts bring you a bite-size episode on Big Idea Nonfiction.

Welcome to the Bite Size Edition of the Editor Roundtable Podcast. Here on the Roundtable we're dedicated to helping you become a better writer, following the Story Grid method developed by Shawn Coyne. In these episodes we bring you some shorter solo articles and interviews on topics that interest us as writers.

Click here for the full show notes.

Apr 15 2020

18mins

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Worldview - "A Private Experience"

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We journey to the riot-torn streets of Kano, Nigeria this week as we analyze Anne’s short story pick, “A Private Experience,” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

Each week one of the Roundtable team—Valerie Francis, Anne Hawley, Kim Kessler, or Leslie Watts—aims to get to the bottom of a specific story principle by analyzing a film, novel, or short story. The rest of us analyze the story according to our own chosen topics, and together we deepen our knowledge and level up our craft.

Click here for the full show notes.

Apr 08 2020

51mins

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Performance - Mrs. Doubtfire

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The Roundtablers try to figure out what’s good storytelling and what’s just Robin Williams this week as Valerie pitches the 1993 comedy Mrs. Doubtfire in her quest to understand how society itself acts as a force of antagonism. The film was directed by Chris Columbus from a script by Randi Mayem Singer and Leslie Dixon, and based on the 1987 middle-grade novel Alias Madam Doubtfire by Anne Fine.

Each week one of the Roundtable team—Valerie Francis, Anne Hawley, Kim Kessler, or Leslie Watts—aims to get to the bottom of a specific story principle by analyzing a film, novel, or short story. The rest of us analyze the story according to our own chosen topics, and together we deepen our knowledge and level up our craft.

Click here for the full show notes.

Apr 01 2020

49mins

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iTunes Ratings

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Great content and hosts

By Kage233 - Oct 30 2019
Read more
This podcast is so helpful and makes storytelling very simple and accessible. The hosts are great and personable!

A Round of Applause for the Story Grid Editors!

By @gypsyqueencab - Sep 10 2019
Read more
I’m in awe of all the editors who created the Roundtable Podcast! Each has taken Shawn Coyne’s Story Grid methodology to heart and has assimilated the knowledge to produce an amazing body of work from which we can learn. I can’t begin to imagine the time invested in preparing for each podcast...week after week for years. Kudos to all of you!