To help you out with your stories we looked at Joseph Campbell’s monomyth — the idea that throughout time and cultures, all heroes (with super powers or no) all go on similar heroic journeys. Shorter version: Harry Potter, Katniss Everdeen, Odysseus and even you all go through the same stages of a heroic journey.
Here are Campbell’s own words about each stage: Monomyth shorter quotes. Check with students in class to to get more details from their notes.
If your story is a little short, or you’re not sure what your character should do next, check with the monomyth. What would another hero in another story do?
And here’s a helpful video that illustrates all that: