Screenwriting Glossary of Terms

Hero’s Journey, The

Acclaimed as the iconic structure of storytelling through the ages, The Hero’s Journey (TJH) originated with Joseph Campbell’s book The Hero with 1000 Faces. Considered by many scholars to be the only story structure. Campbell’s original 17-beat circular outline has been adapted by industry gurus to help writers plan and visualize their stories before they write them. See Monomyth.

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