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The Hero’s Journey: From swords to spaceships

  • Saturday 17 June 2017, 9.30AM to 11am
  • Free admission
    Booking required
  • Marriott Room, Explore York Library Learning Centre, Museum Street (map)
  • Wheelchair accessible

Event details

Why do we all love a good story? Are the best stories universal and timeless? Do they have common elements? York Novelists want to take you on ‘The Hero’s Journey’ to discover what lies behind many of the tales we grew up with and which we’ve been telling each other for thousands of years.

Can a ripping yarn be boiled down to its essence? Have Odysseus and King Arthur really morphed into Bilbo Baggins and Luke Skywalker? And what if the hero is a woman? Is there another story to be told? Join us for a lively voyage of discovery!

Suitable for age 13 upwards

York Novelists

York Novelists is a writing critique group, whose members support each other through constructive criticism with the goal of publication. The Hero’s Journey is a result of writing workshops among the group.


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