From February through April, 2011, I’m sitting down in front of a camera every week to share my progress and insights as I write my second novel, “Light of the Outsider.” This show, “Writing ‘Light'” also encourages viewer feedback… and this episode is entirely in response to a voicemail from viewer Roberto Scarloto.

In it, we dig a little deeper into Joseph Campbell’s “The Hero With A Thousand Faces” and talk about how awareness of the Hero’s Journey motifs can enrich your stories and character development, as well as why I keep the monomyth firmly in mind as I craft “Light of the Outsider” and the rest of my fiction.

Every storyteller of every kind should read “The Hero With A Thousand Faces.” Get your copy, and when you do, you’ll help me out with a small, automatic commission to support this video podcast.

Have you read “The Hero With A Thousand Faces,” and does it resonate in your own writing or other creative endeavor? Tell me about it — or anything else you want to say about this episode of “Writing ‘Light'” — in the comments!

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