Which is correct? Backyard, back yard, or back-yard?
Just before the Midpoint, it appears the Hero’s going to pull it off, achieve the goal. But at the midpoint of the novel, and the midpoint of Act II, something happens that results in an apparently devastating reversal of the Hero’s fortune.
Stage two of plotting for the Heroic Journey: Making Progresss
Sometimes — often, in fact — in a Heroic Journey, the Hero wants something he’s too frightened to go after…