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A Narrative First Membership now includes exclusive online video content designed to help you better understand the Dramatica theory of story. Become a member now and expand your appreciation of this fascinating and unique insight into the structure of narrative.

If you like what you read here then this is a fantastic way to support us and help enable us to keep doing what we love doing most--delivering the most up-to-date insights into the world of narrative structure and story theory.

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A Membership to Narrative First is available for $145/year and takes less than a minute to sign up. If you're undecided, I do offer a monthly plan where you can try things out before you make the big commit. You may cancel the membership at any time.

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Narrative First Member Benefits

What do you get?

  • Exclusive online video content
  • Discounts on client services
  • Genre Gist Collections
  • Support research and development into the Dramatica theory of story

Exclusive Online Video Content

Narrative First Members gain access to exclusive video content not available elsewhere on the site. This feature includes our Storyforming tutorial series, and will expand to include interviews and insights from experts in the field to better help you understand Dramatica.

Discounts on Services

Members pay $425/hr. for one-on-one Dramatica training (compared to $475/hr. for non-members) and $875/month for our tried-and-true Dramatica® Mentorship program (regularly $995/month for non-members).

Genre Gist Collections

Narrative First Members receive access to download collections of Gists geared towards certain genres. Perfect for those moments when you can't quite think of the right storytelling for a certain story point.


In addition to discounts, a Narrative First Membership also offers fans of this site an opportunity to support research and development into the Dramatica theory of story. If you have ever found value in the hundreds of articles published here, consider a monthly membership. With your subscription you'll help keep the lights on and insure that this publication will continue to be around for a long time.


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