Beyond the Hero’s Journey with Pamela Jaye Smith

Craft Beyond the Hero’s Journey with Pamela Jaye Smith

Pamela Jaye Smith is a mythologist, writer, international story consultant and speaker, and award-winning writer-producer-director with over three decades in the media industry. She authored The Power of the Dark Side, Inner Drives, Symbols-Images-Codes, Beyond the Hero’s Journey, Show Me the Love! and coming in January, Romantic Comedies.

Her company MYTHWORKS offers ‘Applied Mythology for a Better Reality’ and she works with writers to bring the power of myth to all their stories using Mythic Themes, Archetypes, and Symbols.

Pamela Jaye has taught writing at Romance Writers of America, Savvy Authors on-line, UCLA Extension Writers Program, USC, RAI-TV Rome, Nat'l Film Institute of Denmark, LA WebFest and Marseille WebFest, and many more. Credits include Microsoft, Fox, Disney, Paramount, Universal, GM, Boeing, the US Army and the FBI. Pamela Jaye is also a co-founder of the Alpha Babe Academy and of Mythic Challenges: Create Stories that Change the World.

She judges prose and script writing contests, including for the Jaipur India International Film Festival. Her script The Cuban Circuit was a winner at the Bahamas International Film Festival and her short stories have placed in the quarter- and semi-finals of the ScreenCraft contest.