Course Preview

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    • Attend Kick-Off Call (September 29, 2022)

    • Read: Welcome: The Power of Story to Transform

    • Watch: Storytelling Transforms the Storyteller

    • Watch: The Magical Science of Storytelling

    • Test Your Learning: The Magic and Science of Storytelling

    • View: The Neuroscience of Storytelling

    • Watch: What Makes a Hero?

    • Read: A Note on the Hero’s Journey and Gender-Inclusive Language (Optional)

    • Watch: The Hero’s Journey Crash Course

    • Test Your Learning: The Hero’s Journey

    • Read: A Note on Journaling

    • Read: A Note on Transformation and the Hero’s Journey

    • Read: First, We Make the Story Our Own (Optional)

    • Watch: The Art of Kintsugi: The Beauty of Our Brokenness

    • Write: Kintsugi Journaling Assignment

    • Watch: Challenge on Presence

    • Attend: Meet Your Uncover Class (October 6, 2022)

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    • Watch: The Hero’s Journey: Part 2

    • Quick Reminder

    • Survey: How are You Feeling?

    • Read: The Road of Trials

    • Watch: Let Me Tell It to You as Clean as I Can

    • Watch: Discouraged, Rudy Pushes On

    • Watch: Time to Inherit the Earth

    • Review: Gen’s Road of Trials Journal

    • Write: The Road of Trials Journaling Assignment

    • Watch: I Quit

    • Read: The Ordeal

    • Watch: You Deliberately Deceived Me

    • Review: Gen’s Ordeal Journal

    • Write: The Ordeal Journaling Assignment

    • Review: Gen’s Expanded Ordeal Journal (Optional)

    • Write: Your Expanded Ordeal Journaling Assignment (Optional)

    • Test Your Learning: The Road of Trials and the Ordeal

    • Watch: That Was for You

    • Read: The Reward

    • Watch: Robin Shall Restore Amends

    • Review: Gen’s Reward Journal

    • Write: The Reward Journaling Assignment

    • Read: The Return

    • Watch: Who’s the Wild Man Now?

    • Read: Trigger Warning

    • Watch: We’re Not Going to Let You Ruin Your Life

    • Review: Gen’s Return Journal

    • Write: The Return Journaling Assignment

    • Test Your Learning: The Reward and the Return

    • Attend: Live Question/Answer Session (October 20, 2022)

    • Survey: Coursework Time Estimate

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    • Watch: Welcome to Assembling Your Story

    • Read: Two Quick Reminders

    • Watch: Step 1: Who, What, and What’s in the Way?

    • Read: Superpowers

    • Write: Step 1: Who, What, and What’s in the Way

    • Watch: Step 2: Your Logline

    • Write: Step 2: Your Logline

    • Watch: Step 3: Return to Your Ordinary World

    • Write: Step 3: Create Your Buckets

    • Assemble: Step 3: Your Ordinary World

    • Watch: Continue Down the Path

    • Assemble: Step 4: The Next Stages

    • Assemble: Step 4: The Final Stages

    • Survey: Coursework Time Estimate

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    • Watch: Step 5: Cleanup

    • Edit: Step 5: Cleanup

    • Watch: Step 6: Gut Check

    • Reflect: Step 6: Gut Check

    • Watch: Gen Shares Her Thoughts on Revisions

    • Read: A Note on Truth

    • Watch: Language and Theme

    • Edit: Revising Your Hero’s Journey: Language and Theme

    • Watch: Feelings

    • Edit: Revising Your Hero’s Journey: Feelings

    • Watch: Thoughts

    • Edit: Revising Your Hero’s Journey: Thoughts

    • Read: Challenge - Own Your Heroic Nature

    • Attend: Preparing Your Presentation Workshop (November 3, 2022)

    • Survey: Coursework Time Estimate

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    • Watch: Welcome to Presenting Your Story

    • Read: A Self-Care Checklist (Optional)

    • Watch: The Hero with a Thousand Faces

    • Watch: Gen Shares Her Story

    • Record: Speaking Out Loud Your Hero’s Journey

    • Watch: Everyone Is the Hero in Their Own Story

    • Watch: Gen Shares Her Thoughts on Presenting

    • Revise: Finalize Your Presentation

    • Read: A Note on Stories That Trigger Intense Emotions

    • Attend: Hero’s Journey Presentation Call 1 (November 7, 2022)

    • Attend: Hero’s Journey Presentation Call 2 (November 8, 2022)

    • Attend: Hero’s Journey Presentation Call 3 (November 9, 2022)

    • Attend: Hero’s Journey Presentation Call 4 (November 10, 2022)

    • Attend: Hero’s Journey Presentation Call 5 (November 11, 2022)

    • Read: Challenge: After the Ordeal

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    • Watch: Welcome to the Other Side of the Ordeal

    • Read: Identifying Your Superpowers and Your Kryptonite

    • Watch: Sometimes We Attempt to Rid Ourselves of Our Gift

    • Write: Owning My Gifts and Shadows

    • Test Your Learning: Superpowers and Kryptonite

    • Watch: Our Special Worlds

    • Read: Your Return and Easing Your Re-Entry

    • Watch: Gen Shares Her Thoughts on the Most Loving Act

    • Read: After Telling Your Story

    • Read: The Five Stages of Dharma Discovery

    • Watch: After One Hero’s Journey Ends . . .

    • Write: From Story to Book

    • Consider: Take the Leap

    • Watch: Congratulations, Hero!

    • Survey: Now at the End . . .

    • Attend: Commencement (November 18 2022)

Group Experience Zoom Schedule

Evening Call Schedule TBD

Other than the 60-minute kickoff meeting, all group experiences are 90 minutes in length. Participants should plan to attend at least two of the five presentation experiences. All group experiences are recorded and made available to this class only.

What’s the investment?

$954 USD or 3 x $381 USD
$795 USD or 3 x $265 USD until August 17—or all spots are filled

Limited seats are available for this intimate class. As you consider making this investment in your book and yourself, please consider that this course is a guaranteed transformational experience—not a transactional one. If you've wanted to write a book for some time, ask yourself, what is the cost of another year gone by without significant progress?  

Why RTC Is the Ideal Partner to Trust

Round Table Companies (RTC) has been specializing in storytelling since its incorporation in 2006. We write and publish books, produce films, and create art installations for thought leaders, changemakers, CEOs, and organizations. Our clients have included Zappos, Magoosh, Microsoft, ADP, Marketo, Workday, and hundreds of others who have relied on our team to create a safe space for their vulnerability and growth. We are the creators of the RTC storytelling art wall experience, the Vulnerability is Sexy game, and our documentary of the same name, which has won Addy and Hermes awards. We have won nearly 20 independent publishing awards, our CEO has been profiled in the NYT, WSJ, USA Today, Wired, Inc., and Forbes, and our animated short film for Payactiv titled “We Heard You” has been viewed more than two million times.
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