The Heroine’s Journey Narrative Structure

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I’ve recently finished a wonderful online course teaching one method for structuring a heroine’s journey. The problem with female characters – and male characters who are following an internal transition arc – is that I find they often don’t fit well in the typical Hero’s Journey. But there’s a secondary issue here – a heroine’s journey isn’t as clear-cut as I perhaps wanted it to be.

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Lester Dent’s 6000 Word Master Short Fiction Plot [Now with Scrivener Template]

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Part of any writer’s career path is staying abreast of techniques and knowledge in how to better our writing. It’s a lifetime learning process. As a fiction writer, I hold an interest in different structural plotting techniques. Enter Lester Dent.

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