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Guideposts Creative Writing Course

Storytelling Course

How To Tell A Great Story: The Essential Writing Course From the Editors of Guideposts


This 2 hour elearning course is designed to teach you the essentials to writing a great story:

  • 12 video modules to guide you in your storytelling journey

  • A digital workbook with summary of main points from each module

  • View each module as many times as you like

  • Quiz for each module, to test your knowledge

  • Certificate of completion when you finish the course

  • Full life-time access to the course

  • Instructions on how to submit your story to a publisher for publication

  • Full 30-Day Money-Back Guarantee

Introductory Price: $24.99

(Comparable Master Classes at $90)


New! Guideposts How to Tell a Great Story: The Master Class

This new curriculum is a follow up course to the very popular, “How To Tell A Great Story: The Essential Class From the Editors of Guideposts.”
This exclusive master class will dive deeper into the mechanics and techniques of storytelling and becoming a master writer, with 17 concise and information-packed modules.
In our previous course, we gave you the tools and knowledge to approach and write a story. Now in Guideposts How to Tell a Great Story – The Master Class your writing skills and capabilities will be fully polished. You’ll not only feel more confident in your writing, but also feel empowered and enthusiastic. You became a storyteller in our previous course, now become a master.


Product Description

Welcome to “How To Tell A Great Story”, a two-hour Video Class designed to teach you how to write your own story or memoir that you can share with friends, family or even have published on a website, or in a local or national publication.

This creative story telling course contains 12 video modules that will guide you in your storytelling journey. Master story tellers from Guideposts will teach you how to make your story compelling and entertaining, following a formula that has worked at Guideposts for over 70 years. You take the course at your own pace and you can repeat the modules as many times as you would like. After each module, you may participate in a quiz that will test your knowledge of the coursework. Best of all the course comes with a full 30-day money-back guarantee.

Reviews from Verified Buyers

Learned so much!
This course was concise, understandable and easy to listen to.  Having the quiz follow each chapter helped cement what I had learned.  Of great importance to me is it’s user-friendly.  You’ve made me excited to get my stories written!! -Shari R.

How To Tell A Great Story
What a bargain this class is! The information is clear and helpful for anyone who wants to relate stories in a way that engage and impact the reader.  Skilled presenters and essential information! Thanks, Guideposts. -Laurel T.

GREAT course on how to tell a story, no matter what genre or fiction or non-fiction. The printed material plus the videos solidify the information. The best $24.99 investment you could make! -Dianne M.


Edward Grinnan is Editor-in-Chief of Guideposts magazine and Vice President and Editorial Director of Guideposts publications, which include the magazines All Creatures, Mysterious Ways, Angels on Earth, and PLUS. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan and has an MFA in playwriting from the Yale School of Drama. He is the author of the books The Promise of Hope: How True Stories of Hope and Inspiration Saved My Life, and Always By My Side: Life Lessons from Millie and All the Dogs I’ve Loved.

Rick Hamlin is executive editor of Guideposts magazine. He has published three novels and has written several books on prayer, most recently Ten Prayers You Can’t Live Without and Pray for Me. He and his wife, Carol, live in New York City and are the parents of two grown boys.

Amy Wong is executive editor of the magazines Guideposts and All Creatures. She wishes she could write as fast as she talks.

Colleen Hughes is Editor-in-Chief of Angels on Earth magazine and Senior Contributing Editor for Guideposts annual Joys of Christmas publication.

Jim Hinch is a senior editor at Guideposts magazine. He is a longtime contributor to Daily Guideposts and he and wife, Kate, live in New York City with their two children, Frances and Benjamin

*Money-back guarantee: Guideposts will refund 100% of the price paid within 30 days of the purchase date.
*There is no guarantee that Guideposts will publish your stories upon completion of the course.

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