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Introduction Every story needs, hold on, that’s a strong word. Let’s cleanse it a little, every story (usually) requires an external event to get it going. NOTE: This is not always true because the Protagonist’s Call can be Internal as well. Keep this in mind when working on your Story Design. It’s called by many…

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Introduction After the Call to Adventure happens, the Protagonist’s Ordinary World is thrown off-balance and she must return to balance. By reacting, she is forced to deal with the complication. The Protagonist’s reaction, how she’s going to deal with this situation, is the Debate Section, sometimes called the Refusal of the Call. How Myth works…

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Introduction Climax. If you’ve read any books on writing, regardless of the industry (Screenwriting, Novel Writing, Short Story Writing, etc.), then you’ve heard this term. Climax. We all know what it means: The Final Battle The Last Stand But the problem with this beat is our misunderstanding of what it means. The Climax is an…

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Blog 26 - Journey vs Tranformation

Introduction The Monomyth is known as the Heroic Journey. As a Journey, the story is focused on external events. However, a Transformation is not a journey. It is an experience and it is focused on internal events. Now, we have three questions: How do they relate? How do they evoke meaning? How do they bring…

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Quote We don’t need no education We don’t need no thought control – Pink Floyd Prep School You’re going to find lots of information about the Heroic Journey (HJ), but to ensure you understand the concept, we’ll start with its benefits. The benefits of the Hero’s Journey are as follows: You can use it as…

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Quote A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes. – Mark Twain Overview Today’s lecture will address this foolishness. Come on, what a foolish question to ask! It is obvious that Patriarchy is still running rampant everywhere, so let’s take a Heroic Stand against Perversion, Deceit,…

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IG_A Historical Look at the Patriarchal Abuse of Women

Overview Today’s Lecture is on an Epic Battle that is coming to a close in our Modern World. The Victim? The Sacred Feminine. The Perpetrator? Patriarchy. And in this lecture, I will detail how Patriarchy’s contempt with the Sacred Feminine drove them to remove her from Nature, from History, and from Herself. I will showcase…

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Blog 13 - Heroic Journey for Women and Men

Introduction Today’s lecture goes into a simple concept that has been tossed around since it was introduced in 1949. Isn’t it interesting this is around the same time as the Discovery of the Nag Hammadi Library and the Dead Sea Scrolls? Ponder that for awhile . . . okay, let’s move forward. Uncle Joe (Joseph…

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Quote The quest for the Holy Grail is literally the quest to kneel before the bones of Mary Magdalene. A journey to pray at the feet of the outcast one, the sacred feminine. – The Teacher Overview Hello, My name is Robert Langdon and many of you know me from my previous lecture on the…

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