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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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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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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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Reading the Writer’s Journey Part 1-Christopher Vogler

I’ve started reading the Writer’s Journey (third edition) partly out of interest in writing and also with an interest in film. Critics of Vogler believe he is proposing a formula for writing, which I would also be against – I … Continue reading

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