11 Days & 11 Ways to Plot Your Novel: Positive, Negative, and Flat Character Arcs #NaNoWriMoPrep #amwriting

11 days, 11 Ways to Plot a Novel is a series! If you’d like to begin at the beginning, start here:Dent’s Master Plot Well’s 7 Point Plot Structure Ingermanson’s Snowflake Method Blake Snyder’s Beat Sheet Gwen Hayes’ Romancing the Beat Joseph Campbell’s The Hero’s Journey Rider-Waite_Smith Fool’s Journey Christopher Vogel’s Writer’s Journey John Truby’s 22 […]

11 Days & 11 Ways to Plot Your Novel: The Writer’s Journey by Christopher Vogel. #NaNoWriMoPrep #amwriting

Based on Joesph Campbell’s “The Hero with a Thousand Faces,” Vogler’s “The Writer’s Journey: Mythic Structure for Writers is a popular screenwriting textbook. Vogler focuses on the theory that most stories can be boiled down to a series of narrative structures and character archetypes based on mythological allegory. An allegory is a story, poem, or […]

11 Days & 11 Ways to Plot Your Novel: The Hero’s Journey by Joseph Campbell #NaNoWriMoPrep #amwriting

It only seemed right to follow up yesterday’s tarot based Fools Journey with Joseph Campbells Hero’s Journey. The two are closely related, but I have to admit that I prefer The Fool’s Journey because it feels more intuitive, if that makes sense. The Hero’s Journey is a plot formula first outlined by Joseph Campbell in […]