The Writer's Journey: Mythic Structures for Storytellers and Screenwriters

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M. Wiese Productions, 1992 - Performing Arts - 289 pages
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The Writer's Journey is a guide to the patterns of mythology that lie nestled in all narrative writing. Based upon the work of Joseph Campbell, it offers the reader a set of useful myth-inspired storytelling paradigms and step-by-step guidelines to plot and character development. One of Hollywood's top studio heads made the rough draft of this book required reading for his executive staff.

"..the perfect manual for developing, pitching and writing stories with universal human themes that will forever captivate a global audience". -- Jeff Arch, screenwriter Sleepless in Seattle

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Great book for anyone interested in creative writing! - Goodreads
A decent reference for the mythic structure. - Goodreads
This is an amazing book for the new writer. - Goodreads
Use your own judgment. - Goodreads
Anyone aspiring to be a writer would benefit from this. - Goodreads
A great resource for any fiction writer. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Sasha Wirth - Goodreads

A fantastic dissection of the craft of storytelling using the Hero's Journey model. I refer back to this book frequently and it never leaves my writing desk. Read full review

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User Review  - Ben Prior - Goodreads

An excellent guide to help structure a story. Reading this before NaNoWriMo helped me get my story off the ground. Read full review


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