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Today, special guest Gail Carriger joins us to answer a question on from Andrew.

Andrew asks: “Can you do a deeper look into the heroine’s journey?”

Resources Mentioned
Sexual Personae by Camille Paglia
Homeric Hymn to Demeter
Isis and Osirus
Descent of the Goddess Ishtar into the Lower World
Wonder Woman
The Iliad
The Epic of Gilgamesh

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  1. Oh. Oh. Flails hand in the air.

    I’m interested in the heroine’s journey, too, and have the following resources to recommend.

    Over at the Story Grid Editor’s Roundtable podcast, they addressed the heroine’s journey several times this past season, though they’re calling it the Virgin’s Promise. You can listen and/or read the show notes. I found their deconstructions very useful.

    They list some resources, Kim Hudson’s book being the primary one:

    And also there’s Maureen Murdock’s:

    Love to hear your thoughts on these. Thanks for all the discussions. So nice to have your perspectives.

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