Story Grid is dedicated to deepening the world's understanding of story and helping every writer level up their craft. As a Story Grid Certified Editor, you become an integral part of this mission.
Access detailed, ongoing training and an actionable gameplan for finding clients and building a successful editing business.
Join our community of 60+ Story Grid Certified Editors and get their ongoing support and collaboration.
BENEFITS OF CERTIFICATION
When you become a Story Grid Certified Editor, you get access to many exclusive benefits.
Client Leads We promote the Story Grid Certified Editors on our website and connect them with writers looking for expert assistance. We require no fee for the leads we provide.
World-Class Training Join Shawn Coyne, Tim Grahl, and current Story Grid Certified Editors in Nashville, TN for a week of intensive training in Story Grid Methodology, working with clients, and growing a freelance editing business.
Exclusive Resources We have many resources to help you work with clients and deepen your understanding of Story Grid methodology. These resources are only available to our Story Grid Certified Editors.
Free Access to Everything Story Grid Story Grid Certified Editors get free access to all our online courses, Guild membership, books, trainings, and live events.
Community Get access to an exclusive Slack channel for Story Grid Certified Editors. This is a place to collaborate, build community, and learn from each other.
Income Opportunities Several times a year we open up paid opportunities to help with our trainings and courses. These opportunities are exclusive to Story Grid Certified Editors.
HOW IT WORKS
There are several steps to becoming a Story Grid Certified Editor.
Once we approve your application, we will send you a document with more details on how the certification course works and a registration link.
Go Through the Pre-requisite Training
We will provide access to training that you must complete before our in-person training. This ensures that we are all on the same page during our time together.
Attend the Live Training
Join us in Nashville, TN in February 2022 for five days of in-person training from Shawn Coyne, Tim Grahl, and other Story Grid Certified Editors.
Turn in the Certification Project
You will be assigned a final project to complete in the months following the training to demonstrate your understanding of the Story Grid methodology.
Join the Community
Upon completion of your project, you’ll have access to the exclusive Slack channel for editors along with all of the resources and training materials. In addition, you will be added to the Story Grid website as a Certified Editor.
If you have any questions about becoming a Story Grid Certified Editor, please email us at [email protected] and we will get back to you right away.
NEXT TRAINING: SEPTEMBER 2023
FILL OUT THE APPLICATION
We want to make sure everyone who comes is a good fit for the program.