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The book was very well received upon its release, and is often featured in recommended reading lists for student screenwriters. Jun 19, Lynne Fl rated it it was amazing. An approachable and informative re-imagining of Voaje Hero With a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell, replete with a simplified hero’s journey and examples using modern books and films. He seemed to just find the reoccuring events of fiction fascinating.

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The Writer’s Journey: Mythic Structure for Writers

Description In this classic work of reference for screenwriters and filmmakers, Christopher Vogel—himself a story consultant with decades of Hollywood experience—asserts that all stories share common themes commonly found in myths, fairytales, and folk tales, and describes the archetypes common in what he calls “the hero’s journey,” or the mythic structure all stories follow.

This book is primarily based on the great work, effort, sweat, and research of these two Godfathers of mythology, and it annoys me to see the richness and depth of their work converted into a “recipe” for “ready-meal microwave writers!

Also, he doesn’t always help tell how to use the myths and folklore. As any good teacher, Vogler uses a more modern language film in order to teach a concept which is thousands of years old. Tests, Allies, Enemies 7. Revisiting The Writer’s Journey as a writer myself of about two decades and seeing how writing has changed over the course of the time puts this in a new light.

So aside from bringing more clarity and enjoyment to the movies escritot see or the books you read, this book could very well do the same for your life.

This makes sense, though. I found this to be of invaluable help in shaping my novel and is a must for any writer’s arsenal. Finished it and it was everything I had hoped. Lisa pointed out that many of the steps applied to the series I’m working on Natural World, Refusal of the Call but later on it gets difficult to say which part is “The Road Back” and which excritor “Return with the Elixir”.


As I read, I’m dle by how much mythic structure is I’ve absorbed already by osmosis. He wrote a seven-page memo of those concepts for the Escritir Disney Company, where he was working as a story analyst. An effective story grabs your gut, tightens your throat, makes your heart race and your lungs pump, brings tears to your eyes or an explosion of laughter to your lips.

The main concept – that all stories and narratives follow a set path, or journey, involving archetypal characters – is a strong one that’s easy to grasp.

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The rest of the book then elaborates on the theme, exploring diverse avenues li I bought this book as set reading for a writing course I’m currently studying. Your hero is not the most important character. Vogler would be the first to admit that the Hero’s Journey is not a prescription for a good story, and that many films fall outside of its Archetypes and Steps, but if your story can’t be described by the Hero’s Journey, you probably have some work to do.

Includes an analysis of the film Erin Brockovich. Writing is a trip into the unknown, it is a journey indeed! Begins life as a cripple, with odds stacked against him 2 His quest becomes Jenny I learned a new way of looking at stories and movies from this book.

I read this book after it was recommended in a webinar that reviewed the basic structure of the Hero’s Journey for use in content marketing, and I was able to immediately This is a great book for anyone wanting to understand how to use Campbell’s Hero’s Journey in their writing, be it fiction or nonfiction–including content marketing. This book delivers examples and guidance about how to use the mythic archetypes described by Campbell in his works.

And while the book does focus on screenplays and filmic storytelling, the ideas are universal and can easily be translated to prose or any other kind of storytelling formats. This book is an excellent structure for both new writers looking to hone their structure and veterans who want to revisit and compare their story structure with this classic model. Vogler uses heroic characters in films to illustrate components of the mythic journey: That was ten years ago, however, and lately I’ve become interested in mythic structure and archetype Since Vogler translates Campbell’s ideas about my When I first heard about this book, I resisted it as it sounded like a formula for success in Hollywood Vogler was an advisor at Disney.


I highly recommend this to writers if only to learn the rules, apply it, write and rewrite until you’re comfortable bending and stretching the rules a bit to tell a great story. If he challenges and inspires you to find out more about Campbell and Jung, h A few years ago, I did comb through The Hero with a Thousand Faces and create my own guide for my storytelling.

The thing is, these archetypes only really seem good for creating a boy’s first adventure. At the end of the writing day, having a structure is not a bad thing. Mythic Structure for Writers by Christopher Vogler. Read more Read less. She speaks the Call to Adventure: It’s doubly funny because from what I can tell, Vogler essentially rewrote Joseph Campbell while The most effective movie moment on writing I’ve ever seen came in “Wonder Boys” when Rip Torn very dramatically intones, “I I learned of it recently when participating in a Writer’s Digest webinar.

This is a great book for anyone wanting to understand how to use Campbell’s Hero’s Journey in their writing, be it fiction or nonfiction–including content marketing. Write a customer review.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. They want a blue print to art, a way to bypass understanding things like human empathy, harnessing irony, or the need to practice. Lists with This Book. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. I’m not a big fan of formula, myself. Meeting with the Mentor 5.