Mythology · Writing

The Heroine’s Journey: Crossing the Threshold

The heroine has met her mentor and been nudged into changing. Now she must enter the Special World of the story and Cross the First Threshold. This is where the stakes are raised and the challenge must be faced. It is a leap of faith. In the heroine’s journey this may be experienced as a… Continue reading The Heroine’s Journey: Crossing the Threshold

Mythology · Writing

The Hero’s Journey: Crossing the Threshold

Our hero has Refused the Call to Adventure and so invoked the help of a Mentor to encourage him to embark on his Hero’s Journey. This stage is the turning point at the end of Act 1 where the hero Crosses the Threshold from their Ordinary World into the Special World of the story. The… Continue reading The Hero’s Journey: Crossing the Threshold