The Happy Ending

Prompt: What’s the importance of “The Hero’s Journey”? How has storytelling evolved from oral to written and where is the future of storytelling headed? Are we going back to our roots?   (This post has spoilers for The Hobbit) I would say that the first time I ever truly learned about The Hero’s Journey was in … Continue reading The Happy Ending


Story Magic

My friend Anya wrote a post earlier today about the magic in stories. I suggest you go read it, but the basic summary is that there is magic in movies and in books and in oral stories, no matter how many times you watch/read/watch them and that each person has a different opinion about how … Continue reading Story Magic

Pride and Prejudice and Perfection

As anyone who has ever asked me can tell you (and even some who haven't) my favorite book is Pride and Prejudice. The love (obsession) began during 3rd or 4th grade when my mom introduced me to the beautiful 5 hours and 23 minutes of BBC's 1995 version of the book with Jennifer Ehle starring as … Continue reading Pride and Prejudice and Perfection