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
Anyone aspiring to be a writer would benefit from this. - Goodreads
A great resource for any fiction writer. - Goodreads
This book is like a comprehensive writing workshop. - Goodreads

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The best book I have read so far on storytelling. This is a great book which is based on Joseph Campbell's 'Hero with a thousand faces', which I've not yet read, but I'll definitely give it a go ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kristin Dow - Goodreads

Excellent read for writers; learned a lot about mythical themes to apply to both reading and writing. Read full review

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Contents

A Practical Guide
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The Archetypes
33
Hero
39
Copyright

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