Monthly Archives: June 2012

Reading the Writer’s Journey Part 4

As promised in my last post, here are stages 8 and 9 from the Writer’s Journey. 8. The Ordeal Vogler identifies this as a halfway point in a film or story, though he also points out that the ordeal can … Continue reading

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Sizzling Beef

Memories are what makes us. I love nothing more than a bit of escapism in front of CSI or some such drama and can say that most of those who commit the crimes have been deeply affected by their memories, usually of childhood. I … Continue reading

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Reading the Writer’s Journey Part 3

In my last post, I planned to ‘discuss stages 6 and 7, which take the story to the middle of Act 2 and the first major crisis’.  I will be looking at stages 6 and 7, but I’m not so … Continue reading

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Marketing Your Book: How I did it

Take a seat, and let the Wise Man kwell your fears… With Greaveburn on its way Inspired Quill have seen fit to assign me my own Marketing Womble, as I like to call her. (Hi Lea! More from her soon!) … Continue reading

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Reading the Writer’s Journey Part 2

After the last post, I thought this time I would write up stages 4 and 5, which take the story up to the end of ‘Act 1’. Note: Vogler proposes that each myth is split into 3 acts – Act … Continue reading

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