Dara Marks, PhD,
is the author of the best-selling book on writing, Inside Story: The Power of the Transformational Arc, and she has been rated the top script analyst in Hollywood by Creative Screenwriting Magazine. Her work helps writers engage more deeply in the creative writing process.
The Feminine Heroic can be difficult to recognize, much less access, because our culture is so grounded in the masculine heroic ideal. But it’s time to tell her side of the story! Whereas the essential goal of the hero's journey is to discover, defend and establish our Self in the world, the great achievement of the feminine quest is communion, connection and relatedness to our own inner life and to the Other.