This is my first foray into Frey's fiction-helps---no regrets whatsoever! I have seen his other books on how to write "Durn Good" fiction, but have never felt the inclination to... Read morePublished on Jan. 23 2003 by Kendal B. Hunter
I have enjoyed this book and I believe that it could have only been written by someone on the edge of self discovery at a level that few ever achieve.Published on Nov. 20 2002
Anyone who really wants to write mythopoetically resonant fiction is probably more sensitive to these kinds of issues than... this book assumes they are. Read morePublished on June 12 2001 by Enantiodromos
It can be a bit too simplistic at times, but this book is a very good introduction to the Hero's Journey. Read morePublished on March 30 2001 by Joe Kenney
If you're not willing to read the many exciting books on the role of myth in story creation (like Campbell's classic, "The Hero with a Thousand Faces"), Frey's book may... Read morePublished on Feb. 15 2001 by Jennifer Tzivia MacLeod, author of the Seven Day Manuscript Machine and Writing the Bible for Kids
As a fan of Joseph Campbell and an aspiring author myself, I bought this book hoping for some insight into combining his ideas into fiction. Read morePublished on Feb. 2 2001 by "mlcrewe"
Rich with frequent, overlong personal anecdotes without even a pretense of relevance to the topic, twelve sentences when one would do, and attempts to persuade by overloading on... Read morePublished on Jan. 15 2001 by Tevis Fen-Kortiay
The Key is a straightforward book that provides writers with the basic tools and knowledge needed to create our own mythic journey, wheter it's set on present time or on some other... Read morePublished on Jan. 15 2001 by Mario G. Perez Fonseca