Category Archives: Young Adult

2012 UNPUBLISHED MAGGIE AWARD OF EXCELLENCE FINALIST!!!

We now interrupt your regularly scheduled programing of The Hero’s Journey for this important announcement.  My current manuscript, Forbidden Signs, has been selected as a Finalist in the Young Adult Category for The Maggie Award of Excellence!  For those of … Continue reading

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Stage I: The Everyday Life of Peter Parker

Now that we have looked at the difference between a character’s Identity vs. Essence, it’s time to look at Stage I of The Six Stage Plot Structure.  Stage I mainly encompasses our setup to the everyday life of our hero … Continue reading

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Transformation: Living in Fear to Living in Courage

First I’d like to say “thank you” to everyone who has contacted me through various online outlets in support of this project.  For those of you familiar with the Six Stage Plot Structure, you might wonder why I chose to … Continue reading

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