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The Writer’s Journey: Mythic Structure For Writers by Christopher Vogler (book review).

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The Writer’s Journey: Mythic Structure For Writers by Christopher Vogler (book review).

 This is the fourth edition of Christopher Vogler’s book, ‘The Writer’s Journey: Mythic Structure For Writers’ and it relies on Joseph Campbell’s ‘hero’s journey’ as a basic plot. As Vogler explains in his introduction, the suits in Hollywood jumped on this as having a readymade formula to reduce the role of writers. I did raise […]

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Memo From The Story Dept. by Christopher Vogler and David McKenna (book review).

February 17, 2014 | By | Reply More
Memo From The Story Dept. by Christopher Vogler and David McKenna (book review).

Still under my pursuit of what can be learnt from scriptwriting that can be applied to prose writing, ‘Memo From The Story Dept.’ by Christopher Vogler and David McKenna gives the perspective of the story or film script analysis. Both Vogler and McKenna have worked in and taught how to strip a story down and […]

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