That Hero’s Journey Monomyth Thingie, Part Two

Hi gang, Craig here again with part two of my series on story structure. The Hero’s Journey isn’t the only structure, but it’s the most popular. That’s why I’m tackling it. If you missed part one, you can read it here: https://storyempire.com/2019/04/10/that-heros-journey-monomyth-thingie/ Part three here: https://storyempire.com/2019/05/13/that-heros-journey-monomyth-thingie-part-three/https://storyempire.com/2019/05/13/that-heros-journey-monomyth-thingie-part-three/ I layer the monomyth over three act structure. That’s … Continue reading That Hero’s Journey Monomyth Thingie, Part Two

How to Use Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs for Characterisation

Hello SErs! Harmony here. Back in December, Craig Boyack wrote an excellent post on writing medium, which you can find HERE. When I read the post, it reminded me of how I use Maslow's hierarchy of needs to help build in-depth characters. Here's what I wrote to Craig in the comments ... What you say … Continue reading How to Use Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs for Characterisation