writing a true myth: the hero’s journey

Myth is not a story concocted by primitives to explain natural phenomena.

Myth is not a fairy tale.

Myth is reality.

Myth is the truth from the imaginal realm that can only be expressed indirectly.

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Myth is organic psychology.

We are all Heroes on our own Journey. 

The stories that we remember, the stories that we love the best, the stories that we live in, are Hero’s Journeys.

Lord of the Rings Trilogy

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 Harry Potter

 The New Testament

 

All stories about heroes who grow into their destiny by encountering trials.

In the next several posts, I’ll be expounding on the formula for the hero’s journey in writing. 

Wear your hiking boots.

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About Lisha Cauthen

Lisha Cauthen writes YA novels for guys that girls like to read too.

Posted on August 27, 2008, in hero's journey, mind, writing and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on writing a true myth: the hero’s journey.

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