5 Wounded Healers to Use in Your Stories

by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) Psychologist Carl Jung popularized a term he assigned to fellow analysts with a desire to heal others because they themselves were wounded in some way. He called these individuals wounded healers. This archetype has appeared time and again throughout storytelling. The Greek myth of Chiron tells of a centaur who spent a... Continue Reading →

4 Powerful Orphans to Focus Your Story On

by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) Certain archetypal characters seem to appear again and again throughout storytelling history. Many early narratives told tales of youngsters without one or both parents. From Moses to Little Orphan Annie, orphans have served as heroines and heroes in countless stories, even when the plot does not specifically revolve around their abandonment. There’s... Continue Reading →

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