Mythology · Writing

The Hero’s Journey: Call to Adventure

We’ve met our hero in his Ordinary World and realised something needs to change. Now comes the Call to Adventure. This is the moment when something happens which challenges the status quo of the ordinary world, forcing the hero to do something to restore order. The Call to Adventure is often also known as the… Continue reading The Hero’s Journey: Call to Adventure

Mythology · Writing

The Hero’s Journey: Introduction

There are many ways to structure your stories but one of the most common is known as The Hero’s Journey. Joseph Campbell identified this monomyth in his seminal book The Hero With A Thousand Faces, and it was later taken up by Christopher Vogler in The Writer’s Journey. These great myths from all over the… Continue reading The Hero’s Journey: Introduction