9 – Act Two: What’s the Worst That Can Happen?

So far, our lessons have been kind of fun and games: Protagonist is the main character, the hero.Objective is the thing protagonist wants.Antagonist, bad guy, stands between the protagonist and the objective.Mentor points the protagonist in the right...

10 – Preparation: And a Driving Metaphor

The protagonist has moved through Act Two, overcoming obstacles. She has grown, gained experience and wisdom. For instance, Dorothy’s not the same naïve girl she was when she landed in the Land of Oz. She’s been through a lot. Carl Fredricksen, when first heading out...