The Story Course - Storytelling Masterclass
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The Story Course - Storytelling Masterclass

Next Level Storytelling: How to Create, Write and Tell Stories That Impact and Engage Your Audience Each and Every Time
4.3 (914 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
6,495 students enrolled
Last updated 6/2020
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This course includes
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 9 articles
  • 2 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Create great stories using proven storytelling techniques
  • Know the storytelling fundamentals that make stories flow and function
  • Understand how to create impactful and emotional stories
  • Discover the psychology behind why certain narrative storytelling techniques work
  • Develop storytelling skills that can be applied to promote and enhance many areas of activity
  • Students should know that they want to tell great stories and learn about storytelling
  • Students do not need fancy software to follow along with this course - pen and paper will do

Storytelling is one of the most valuable skills you can develop.

Do you want to create stories that really catch attention? In words, images or film?

The Story Course teaches you how to create great stories using proven storytelling techniques and approaches.

This course is designed to teach you the ins and outs of storytelling by showing you the art and craft of how to plan, map out and produce amazing stories.

The course gives you a step-by-step insight into what lies behind standout stories.

You will learn from a professional filmmaker and narrator who has directed dozens of films, and releases a new audiobook every week.

The Story Course takes a highly unusual approach.

Rather than cramming you full of rote templates, The Story Course shows you how to originate and tell stories that speak to you (and therefore to your audience!)

The course teaches principles and methods that you can apply today.

  • Learn what makes great stories and vivid storytelling

  • Discover software and resources to help your storytelling

  • Learn how to use the principles and psychology of storytelling to create outstanding stories

  • Create stories using proven professional storytelling techniques

  • Discover highly effective workflows to create your stories

  • Make money using the stories you create, using the storytelling techniques and methods you will master in this course

Improve your storytelling with this complete course.

What makes Paul qualified to teach you?

A documentary film director and audiobook narrator with over 40 film credits and a 20+ audiobooks to his name, Paul is also the creator of popular courses on Udemy - with 32,000 students and hundreds of 5-star reviews.

Regardless of your level of experience, you can create great stories.

Learn professional storytelling techniques that you can use again and again.

If you want to learn how to make great stories, this is the course for you!

Our Promise to You

We'll be here for you every step of the way.

If you have any questions about the course content or anything related to this topic, you can always post a question in the course or send a direct message. 

Dive Right In!

This course dives right into creating great stories, with immediate examples of where they are found and how they are used.

Learn what makes great storytelling, so that you can plan and make impactful stories each and every time!

Learn how to structure, design and deliver stories to tell emotionally engaging narratives!

Learn how to prepare and interpret stories!

Learn how established storytelling principles and techniques can be used to amplify the impact of your stories!

Learn how to use freely available (free and paid) apps to improve your storytelling!

Learn how to use the right storytelling workflow so that you save time, money and energy!

Learn how to use your storytelling craft online and offline!

Start creating amazing stories today!

With our 30-day 100% money back guarantee, there is nothing holding you back from jumping in right now and trying out the course.

Go ahead and click the enroll button, and we'll see you in lesson 1!

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone wanting to create better stories
  • Anyone wanting to make money with their stories
  • Anyone wanting to know more about key concepts in stories and storytelling
  • This course is NOT for people who aren't interested in creating better stories
Course content
Expand all 30 lectures 02:21:03
+ Introduction to the Course
8 lectures 17:38

You will find a constantly updated PDF attached as a Resource to this lecture, which you can download for reference.

Preview 01:05
Exercise: YOUR aim in taking this course
Which genres do you cultivate?
What kind if storyteller are you?
Exercise: What kind of storyteller are you?
+ Elements of Story
10 lectures 35:34
What is a story?
Which part of 'story' do you think matters?
Story Observations
A simple - but tough - question
How to start a story
What is YOUR 'What If?...'
How to finish a story
Exercise: What's your Lodestar?
How to create characters
Exercise: let's create some characters for your story
+ The Quest
5 lectures 30:39
Heroes and The Nature of Heroism
The (Vulnerable) Hero's (Inner) Journey
A Quest Worth Having
The Four Horsemen of The Story
What's your Story ABOUT?
+ Setting
5 lectures 47:11
World-building, Setting and Story
How to use Mazlow
Voice and Perspective
30,000 Feet to Zero..and Back Again
The Devil is in the Detail
+ Characters and Progression in Story
1 lecture 09:55
Getting dialogue and action to work together
+ BONUS LECTURE: How to Get More of Paul
1 lecture 00:06
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