Month: September 2016

2 — The Call to Adventure

THE CALL TO ADVENTURE. is not for everyone. But for some of us, it can’t be resisted anymore than a caterpillar can resist becoming a butterfly. It gets to be too much listening to crap from those who wear neckties.  ...

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3 — Refusal of the call

The hero feels the fear of the unknown and tries to turn away from the adventure, however briefly.  Alternately, another character may express the uncertainty and danger ahead.   Fear, lethargy, conformist pressures ,...

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5 — Crossing the Threshold

 CROSSING THE THRESHOLD.  At the end of Act One, the hero commits to leaving the Ordinary World and entering a new region or condition with unfamiliar rules and values.    ...

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