15 – The Hero’s Journey

The Mythcreant Podcast

Chris, Oren and Mike discuss mythic structure and the wide variety of works that use it. They talk about the themes that make the journey effective, and how it can help writers craft better stories.

If you’re not familiar with the basics of the hero’s journey, you can learn about the details of the structure here.

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Opening and closing theme: The Princess Who Saved Herself by Jonathan Coulton. Used with permission.

Show Notes:

The Hero of a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell

Thirteen Ghosts

Stranger Than Fiction

The Eight Character Archetypes of the Hero’s Journey

Magical Negro

Tia Dalma from Pirates of the Carribean

Three (Writing) Experiments You Shouldn’t Try 

Heroine’s Journey

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