The Ballad of the Hero's Journey


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Pickard Conference Room

In his book The Hero of a Thousand Faces, Joseph Campbell explores the ideas common to many world mythologies. This workshop introduces the storytelling gold uncovered by Campbell's research. Seating is first-come, first-served for this session.

Register once (appreciated but not required) for the entire Writers Conference and come and go as you please. Separate registrations are required to attend any of the Critique Sessions. Check out the Writers Conference schedule at a glance or search our online calendar for in-depth descriptions.

Don Carey writes both Contemporary Realism and Science Fiction Adventure. He has long been fascinated by human nature, and loves trying to understand the thoughts and motivations of those around him. That interest has served him well as he writes stories about his “imaginary friends.” Don currently lives in Olathe with his family. His day job involves writing computer programs, which is almost the same as writing fiction, but with a lot more semicolons.