Literary Liaisons

A blog about writing and all things story…

Types of Heroes (Adapted from Chris Vogler, 1999, pp. 41–44) What kind of hero are you writing: Willing, active, gung-ho heroes: (Tarzan, King Arthur, Luke Skywalker, Wonder-woman) committed to the … Continue reading

September 19, 2016

Queen of The Outlaws – Interview With Author Gloria Kempton

Recently, author of The Outlaws Journey, A Mythological Approach to Storytelling, Gloria Kempton – writing instructor, coach and editor – stopped by and allowed me to interview her for Literary Liaisons.  Gloria talks about … Continue reading

January 8, 2014 · 4 Comments

The Hero’s Journey – Puppet Style

Okay, I’m blogging from Portland, the Willamette Writer’s conference, but I had to share this;  you really need to take 5 minutes out of your life and watch this video … Continue reading

August 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

Creating Archetypes – why does it matter?

Recently I made a promise I wasn’t able to keep.  I promised Gloria Kempton I’d read her new book, The Outlaw’s Journey, by next week and let her know what I … Continue reading

May 23, 2013

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