©2010 by Jack Remick and Robert J Ray

Study the Mythic Journey Diagram then return here for some writing:

To get control of your story, you write a mythic journey for your protagonist.

And then you write a mythic journey for your antagonist.

Steps to the Mythic Journey. Use the listed times for each section. Write until the clock stops.

  • My story takes place in a time when…. 2 min
  • The cage that imprisons my protagonist feels like…. 3 min
  • My protagonist escapes the cage when…. 3 min
  • On the Quest, my protagonist encounters….  4 min
  • To defeat the Dragon, my protagonist must…. 4 min
  • My protagonist reaches home when….  3 min

Now repeat the process for the antagonist in your story: