Plotting your novel or revising a finished draft? The Hero's Journey can be a terrific tool to help you build or rework your story by identifying story arcs, plot points and character archetypes. Download and print this free, four-page worksheet to get started!
Looking for another perspective? Read "The Hero's Journey vs. The Heroine's Journey: Rewriting Privilege."
Here's a collection of my best advice for emerging writers culled from various presentations, lectures, workshops and coaching sessions with individual writers. If it's more comfortable for you, consider these suggestions, rather than rules, and feel free to add your own to the list.
Kirsten Imani Kasai