Hero’s Journey Part 2: Supernatural Aid

Our hero might be reluctant, but he is committed to his quest and soon after starting out will encounter, as Joseph Campbell pictured it, a wizened man or women, but I argue it could be anyone or anything. Willow had the brownies. Bilbo met, strangely enough, Golem. This meeting will present the hero with oneContinue reading “Hero’s Journey Part 2: Supernatural Aid”

15 December 2017 Writing prompt: Abomination

There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy. – Hamlet (1.5.167-8), Shakespeare Today, let’s write a scene in which a character, who has been doing something completely “normal,” is confronted by an inconceivable Abomination. Abominations are a mockery of reality. They break all the rules. They comeContinue reading “15 December 2017 Writing prompt: Abomination”