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Eat Lightning/Crap Thunder: Create Your Own Training Montage!

In literature and film, when the Hero accepts the Call to Adventure, frequently they encounter a Mentor (bearded or otherwise) who helps the Hero by imparting Sacred Wisdom or a Special Implement or Talisman. This process is called the Supernatural Aid by Joseph Campbell. Think … Continue reading

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Follow the String! Or, Defying Mother Nature in the Key of “C”

“Magic is believing in yourself. If you can do that, you can make anything happen.” — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Embarking on a Heroic Quest is hard. You face a variety of Trials, there are Tricksters who attempt to confound … Continue reading

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