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Living The Hero's Journey

Structured around mythology and The Hero's Journey, I talk about the importance of goal setting (and sticking to those goals!), facing fears, and getting back up after failure to try again and again until success is achieved. I also discuss the writing process, from ideas to revisions, from rejections to publication. For kids who are interested in mythology or learning about it in school, this is a hit!

P. J. (Tricia) Hoover

45 Minute Program

 

$300


We each live the Hero's Journey every day of our lives, from the choices we make to the challenges we face. I love sharing my stories and challenges with students, so they realize that anything is possible, whether it's getting a black belt in Kung Fu, becoming an engineer, or writing a book. As an avid fan of mythology, talking about how stories from thousands of years ago (The Odyssey) relate to stories today (Star Wars!) can help students discover their true path in life. With this 45 minute program, we'll have some time for questions at the end.

Group size limit: 100 students of a similar age group

About the Author

P. J. (Tricia) Hoover wanted to be a Jedi, but when that didn't work out, she became an electrical engineer instead. After a fifteen year bout designing computer chips for a living, P. J. started creating worlds of her own. She's the award-winning author of The Hidden Code, a Da Vinci Code-style young adult adventure with a kick-butt heroine, and Tut: The Story of My Immortal Life, featuring a fourteen-year-old King Tut who's stuck in middle school. When not writing, P. J. spends time practicing kung fu, fixing things around the house, and solving Rubik's cubes. For more information about P. J. (Tricia) Hoover, please visit her website www.pjhoover.com.

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