This blogger nails the criticism of Campbell's monomyth in writing. The problem is not Campbell, but that his profound exploration of the human experience has been degraded into a "cookbook" for writing fiction. Critics who don't understand this are too lazy or too myopic to understand the monomyth's power and scope. Criticism is easy; true understanding is not.

Deconstructing the Heroic

Teach The Hero's Journey, or Monomyth, using the steps created by Joseph Campbell. Storyboards include heroic journey, plot diagram, and literary conflict.

Hero's Journey Chart - Use with any book or movie!

How to Write a Book And Get it Published: A Beginner's Guide

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Beginner Novel Writers Tips: The Heros Journey Infographic<--- interesting take! Using the illustrated journey as your guide for writing a novel.

A Father Learning to Love: The Idolatry of Our Age - Part IV: Leave the Shire

A hero's Journey, as described by Joseph Campbell. I use this exact same graphic when I teach the Heroes Quest in literature.

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Karl with a "K": Hero's Journey Template

“True Detective” primer // Hero's Journey // Go Into the Story

“True Detective” primer

Examples of the Hero’s Journey in Harry Potter, Star Wars, The Matrix and The Lion King. - See more at:

Examples of the Hero’s Journey in Harry Potter, Star Wars, The Matrix and The Lion King.

The hero's journey in an infographic

The Novel Factory team bring you useful creative writing articles on topics such as beating writer's block and plotting a compelling story.

Joseph Campbell describes the journey hero's take in stories, but I believe that we all can learn something from these stages. I hold this belief because we all should be the hero in our own lives ...

Joseph Campbell’s 17 Stages of the Hero’s Journey