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This book is really interesting and I've enjoyed referring back to it quite a few times. I've always enjoyed the archetype discussion.Published 15 months ago by Catherine Davin
Jennifer Van Bergen offers a writer's guidebook that includes description of the world where archetypes are formed, the means of accessing that world, how to glean the wisdoms of... Read morePublished on August 9, 2008 by Pamela J. Smith
In "Archetypes for Writers", Jennifer Van Bergen has created a practical guide that succeeds in helping writers and other artists challenge themselves on a number of levels. Read morePublished on October 8, 2007 by Brandon Batzloff
One of last year's films, Pan's Labyrinth, was acclaimed for its powerful story and images. Writer and director Guillermo del Toro has commented, "When you have the intuition that... Read morePublished on August 27, 2007 by Douglas Eby
Years of training in theatre and decades of teaching lends to the author's unique approach of how to utilize personal archetypes to fuel stories - and how to find such archetypes. Read morePublished on June 17, 2007 by Midwest Book Review
You might think that this book is just another retread of the Campbellian ideas popularized by The Hero's Journey, but you'd be very much mistaken. Read morePublished on May 18, 2007 by W. Thielemans
My brother and I are doing the exercises in each chapter and e-mailing them to each other for feedback. (He's a playwright and I'm a screenwriter. Read morePublished on May 17, 2007 by M. Stoner
For all its interesting tidbits about getting to understand your character, and stripping down their personalities, it also manages to truly delve into endless exposition into... Read morePublished on May 9, 2007 by Cinema Crazed
Isaac Stern once said, "Discipline frees the artist."
Jennifer Van Bergen, a trained Shakespearean actor, a lawyer, political writer and teacher, is no stranger to... Read more