The hero’s journey is used to tell your, or someone else’s, personal journey to explain how the main character became a hero. This storyline uses a chronological timeline. In the beginning the main character is a normal person. At some point the situation changes and the main character has to do something to save the situation (the challenge). His development in overcoming the challenge to come to a resolution, he develops and becomes “a hero”! After this he returns and the situation turns back to “normal” again. This storyline is useful when you want to inspire or motivate people to be a hero too. Your story can show them that it is possible to be a hero, even when you are not born as a hero. It’s also a good storyline to explain how you got the guts to undertake certain actions.
Many stories use this particular storyline. It has been called the mother of all storylines or even the only storyline and is also known as the monomyth. Examples of this storyline are easy to find, for instance The Lion King but also The Matrix or The Lord of the Rings.
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The converging ideas storyline can be used to show how different ideas come together.
In this storyline, a linear approach is used to build op the reasoning towards a clear conclusion. After an introduction a sequence of challenges and sub conclusions lead to a general conclusion.
The stories within a nested loop storyline have some overlap and are logical consequences of each other. So, the nested loops storyline contains stories within another story, but these are not stand-alone stories.