John Truby's Anatomy of Story Master Class is the most modern, exciting approach and method to screenwriting to be developed in a generation. Over the course of a 25-year career as Hollywood's most respected and sought-after screenwriting teacher and story analyst, Truby offers successful and proven principles that allows the writer to precisely map their entire plot in a way that allows them to tell their story in the most dramatic way possible. Drawing on a broad range of concepts and archetypes from writing, philosophy and mythology, Truby's Master Class offers fresh techniques and insightful principles that allow the writer to design an effective, multi-layered, multifaceted narrative.

Anyone can tell a story. We do it everyday. "You won't believe what happened to me at work." Or "Guest what I just did?!" The problem comes in telling a great story. If you want to become a master storyteller, like all great screenwriters, you have to have a deep and precise understanding of subject, and the ability, talent and know-how to translate your understanding into a story.

Truby's Master Class not only explains how a great story works, but gives you the principles and techniques needed to create one. Over three intense days, Truby lays out a practical poetics for storytellers that works whether you're writing a screenplay, a novel, a TV show, a play or a short story. Truby shows how:

• Great story is organic - not a machine, not something that can necessarily be reduced to a 3-act structure - and a living body that develops.

• Storytelling is an exacting craft with precise techniques and principles that will help you be successful regardless of your genre or medium

• Your writing process is also organic, meaning that you'll develop characters and plot that will grow naturally out of your original story idea