The study of storytelling
- Jack Black introduces us to story structure. Part II.
- Joseph Campbell – The Hero’s Journey: simple circle
- Detailed circle
- The 17 stages
- Star Wars, The Matrix, Harry Potter
- How and why Eragon was written: Christopher Paolini was introduced to the Hero’s Journey by his mom.
- Over 2,100 stages! Check out the links on the right.
- Archetypes. 32 of them. (Find your archetype.)
- What is a hero? by Lord Raglan
- We’re rooting for you
- Not so fast. Hulk explains why we should stop with The Hero’s Journey already.
- Trey and Stone on how to write a story
Every great writer has something to say about storytelling.
- Ernest Hemingway, Stephen King, Elmore Leonard, George Orwell, Kurt Vonnegut Jr
- Read 50 of them at Brain Pickings