Meet Me Under the Mistletoe

I’ve been thinking about mistletoe a lot lately. I know, strange way to come back after a long absence, but hear me out. With the Christmas season just over, mistletoe was a hot topic of song and conversation. For most people, it’s a fun, harmless little plant under which to plant a smooch on their… Continue reading Meet Me Under the Mistletoe


Finding the Cycle of The Heroine’s Journey

Most writers of fiction are already familiar with the so-called “Hero’s Journey” as put forth by mythologist Joseph Campbell. This narrative archetype involves various steps taken by a given hero, such as a call to adventure, a crossing to a new world, and seizing of the sword, all of which invariably lead to the return… Continue reading Finding the Cycle of The Heroine’s Journey