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High Anxiety

High Anxiety

This very morning I was on the Skype phone with Grace Bridges, publisher of Splashdown Books, when she pressed the “Publish” button. As I told her, my heartbeat quartered. TT: That’s a little less dramatic than doubling but more elevated than normal. “Yes, it is exciting, isn’t it?” she thought she agreed with me. Deep […]

The Villain’s Quest

Much has been written and discussed about the Hero’s Journey, but little has been explored about the Villain’s Quest.  I would like to do that now, as best I can. Though it is true that all stories will have a Hero and that most Heroes go through the Hero’s Journey, not all stories have a […]