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The Storyteller's Craft

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I’m a bona fide story nerd with a passion for the craft of storytelling. As a writer and Story Grid Certified Editor, I study novels, stage plays and screenplays every day. Yes, every single day. 

 

While having a head full of story theory is fun, what I really love is learning how to put theory into practice. 

 

Here in The Storyteller’s Craft I’ll share some of the lessons I’ve learned so that you can apply them to your own work. Be sure to subscribe to the Inner Circle for even more inside information on how to tell a story that works!

Dramatic Irony

To download a PDF of this article, subscribe to Valerie’s Inner Circle and check the Resources section of the Members Only area also published on the Story Grid website as Writing a Page Turner: Part 3 Today I wrap up my three-part series on narrative drive with a look at

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Suspense

To download a PDF of this article, subscribe to Valerie’s Inner Circle and check the Resources section of the Members Only area also published on the Story Grid website as Writing a Page Turner: Part 2 I’ve been studying narrative drive quite a bit in the past few months and

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Mystery

To download a PDF of this article, subscribe to Valerie’s Inner Circle and check the Resources section of the Members Only area also published on the Story Grid website as Writing a Page Turner: Part 1 As a novelist, I’m fascinated by what keeps readers turning pages. How do we

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