The Hero’s Journey in Your Life

A few weeks ago I wrote about Joseph Campbell's Monomyth. Now myth falls under the category of allegory. Allegorical stories are more than just their face value. They usually have a greater point that they are trying to drive home. Fables, parables, and sometimes fairytales also do this. In the case of the Hero's Journey,... Continue Reading →

Introduction to The Monomyth

Once more unto the breach, dear friends. Where to begin? Last month we talked some about my own love for stories and looked just a bit at some of the things I love, but it wasn't quite the whole picture. What is myth, anyways? Myth is defined as a traditional story, especially one concerning the early... Continue Reading →

Week Four: My Favorite Part.

"Furthermore, we have not even to risk the adventure alone; for the heroes of all time have gone before us; the labyrinth is thoroughly known; we have only to follow the thread of the hero-path. And where we had thought to find an abomination, we shall find a god; where we had thought to slay... Continue Reading →

First blog post

Hello, and holy crap welcome! This is my first real blog post! First off, I’d like to thank anyone who made their way to this blog, and extra thank you to anyone who sticks around! Who am I anyways? You all can call me Nana. Not because I’m a cute old lady who gives you... Continue Reading →

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