John Bucher is an influencer. He’s one of our most prolific contributors.
Your storytelling will be greatly improved if you follow the lead he offers.
— Charles B. Slocum, Assistant Executive Director, Writers Guild of America, West
John Bucher delivers. He’s a compelling communicator, an accomplished writer, and a creative strategist. He comes through every time. He’s earned my highest recommendation.
— Rob McCleland, President, John Maxwell Leadership Foundation
John has distilled the essence of storytelling, no matter the form...I was continually amazed at how he not only identified the unchanging principles of storytelling, but how he also conveyed their application.
— Collin Chang, Writer, HBO Asia Original Series, "Halfwords"


John Bucher is a renowned strategist, communicator, and cultural mythologist based out of Hollywood, California. Disruptor named him one of the top 25 influencers in Virtual Reality in 2018.

He is the author of six books including the best-selling Storytelling for Virtual Reality, named by BookAuthority as one of the best storytelling books of all time. John has worked with companies including HBO, DC Comics, The History Channel, A24 Films, The John Maxwell Leadership Foundation and served as a consultant and writer for numerous film, television, and Virtual Reality projects. Currently, he teaches writing and story courses as part of the Joseph Campbell Writers Room at Studio School in Los Angeles and at the LA Film Studies Center. He has spoken on 5 continents about using the power of story to reframe how products, individuals, organizations, cultures, and nations are viewed.