The Hero's Journey Infographic

A picture speaks a thousand words! We love words, and we love pictures too. In case you haven't noticed, we're big fans of the Hero's Journey on this blog. And for those of you that agree with us about the importance and usefulness of the hero's journey, we've created this epic infographic, which demonstrates the stages of the hero's journey.

 The Hero's Journey Infographic

This infographic shows the following stages:
  • Introduction to the Hero's World
  • Call to Action
  • Crossing the Threshold
  • Mentor Teaches the Protagonost
  • First Challenge
  • Temptation
  • Rock Bottom
  • Final Conflict
  • The Return Home

You can read more about The Hero's Journey on our main website or at this dedicated Hero's Journey website, where you can also download a free trial of The Novel Factory - novel writing software written by writers, for writers.


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  2. A very helpful article, thanks. I tend to write from the seat of my pants, but have learned --the hard way-- that following a loose outline and plot structure can save my editing budget down the line. I recently featured a post on my blog with 5 key plotting techniques, which you might find interesting.

  3. yes, i agree with Cate Hogan, helpful as a tree!