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Shape stories that work

“From the gossip we share, to the TV series we binge on, to the political narratives that shape our lives – stories define us. Learn how they work and transform the way you do everything.”

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Industry-Focused CPD training

Level up your storytelling and industry skills by taking one of our online courses.

Film & TV

Learn industry skills in script development and screenwriting.

Video Games

Craft richer, more compelling interactive stories.

Business & Comms

Engage your teams, hold the floor and help your leaders lead.


Fine-tune story structure and write a bestseller.


Our training reaches globally-recognised CPD standards for quality and we’ve worked with some well-known faces from the world of film & TV, games and business. Train up your team by block-booking one of our story training courses and we can brand our online classroom to your organisation.


If you’re looking for something even more bespoke, we can develop a learning experience that’s entirely tailored to your organisation’s learning objectives or based around a working project. Online or in-person. Single or multi-day. Our content or yours. We’re flexible.

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About John Yorke

John is the UK’s leading expert on narrative and has spent years analysing how stories work and why they resonate with audiences worldwide.

His extensive production career has seen him work on some of the world’s most lucrative, viewed and critically acclaimed TV drama.

Our training is based on the story principles outlined in John’s bestselling book on structure, Into the Woods.

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How it works

Enjoy premium online training that is flexible yet holds you accountable, social yet challenging and transformative.

All courses are taught in our online classroom by active industry experts with a track record in developing talent.

The best way to learn is through doing – and that’s what we offer. You’ll work as part of a small group, learning from rigorous exercises and peer interaction, feedback and refinement.

Outside of the training, keep on track with regular writers’ rooms, share and find job opportunities, and collaborate on projects on our online alumni platform.

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