Mythology · Writing

The Hero’s Journey: Approach the Inmost Cave

Our hero is starting to get used to being in this new world with its special rules. He has made allies and enemies, and is determined to succeed on his mission. At this stage of the journey we’re approaching the main ordeal and the hero must prepare to be tested in serious fashion. This is… Continue reading The Hero’s Journey: Approach the Inmost Cave

Mythology · Writing

The Hero’s Journey: Meeting the Mentor

Our hero has had the peace of his Ordinary World shattered by a Call to Adventure which he has failed to heed. The hero needs a little extra encouragement to do what is necessary. Step forward the Mentor. Often the Mentor is already known to the hero and may have been offering advice and giving… Continue reading The Hero’s Journey: Meeting the Mentor