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Finding the Cycle of The Heroine’s Journey

Most writers of fiction are already familiar with the so-called “Hero’s Journey” as put forth by mythologist Joseph Campbell. This narrative archetype involves various steps taken by a given hero, such as a call to adventure, a crossing to a new world, and seizing of the sword, all of which invariably lead to the return… Continue reading Finding the Cycle of The Heroine’s Journey

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The Gothic Revival of Crimson Peak

Crimson Peak is a 2015 film written by Guillermo del Toro and Matthew Robbins, directed by del Toro, and starring Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, and Tom Hiddleston. Although this film is visually stunning, in fact having won and been nominated for dozens of visual effect, costume, and set design awards, as a novelist, I will… Continue reading The Gothic Revival of Crimson Peak