Mythology · Writing

The Heroine’s Journey: Call to Adventure

We’ve met our heroine in her Ordinary World and discovered she is ready for a change. Now comes the Call to Adventure. The heroine experiences a challenge to the status quo that forces her to adapt. She may recognise the desolate state of her current life and awaken to a sense of meaninglessness or emptiness.… Continue reading The Heroine’s Journey: Call to Adventure

Mythology · Writing

The Heroine’s Journey: Ordinary World

The heroine’s journey begins in the Ordinary World of the story. This is where we discover the background and context of the protagonist’s world and get a sense of the inner conflict that needs resolution. For the heroine, her ordinary world is often one of imprisonment in a domestic environment. She is enclosed, trapped doing… Continue reading The Heroine’s Journey: Ordinary World