The Heroine’s Journey of Gabriella Messina

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I love the most about my work, about my writing, is being able to learn. Whether it’s history, or religion or science or folklore, or even learning about new people and new ideas through the connections I make with other authors, readers and…

The Heroine’s Journey of C.L. Schneider

What’s the best the thing that I love about my work? I spend my days crafting entire worlds, creating mysteries and adventures, hunting monsters and fighting epic battles. I rearrange words on a screen until they have the power to transport those who read them to another time and place. My stories incite emotions. They…

The Heroine’s Journey of Ariel Bathory

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing I love about my work? That it is expression of freedom and creativity and that it has no bounds. What is my idea of perfect happiness? My idea of perfect happiness is having my dream job as an artist and to…

The Heroine’s Journey of Danielle Futselaar

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  I love to create and use my imagination. My illustrationwork allows me to do these things. What is my idea of perfect happiness?   My idea of perfect happiness is being able to do the things I love best, which means i am quite…

The Heroine’s Journey of Tania Ruda

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love seeing honest emotions and the real life behind a beauty of staged picture. Laughter, tears, happiness, love… moments, when you are who you are, with your dreams, thoughts and feelings. It’s so important for everyone to create memories of such moments. I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Alejandra Menduina Schneider

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My work is my way of life. I feel I’m art too. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Perfect happiness is a negation of life. I believe in the Greek concept of life, as I see it as tragedy dotted with happy moments…

The Heroine’s Journey of Beatrix Carlotta

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Self-expression. As an artist, especially performing and writing, I get to express the things I need to. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being OK with myself. I currently feel to fully accept myself for better and worse, respect my needs, my set…

The Heroine’s Journey of Chloé Mons

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Total freedom. I just have to listen to what I feel deeply and truly, without any king of censorship, and to make some music with it. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Love and art. To be with someone who understands me and…

The Heroine’s Journey of Skye Amber Sweet

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   I absolutely love being a full time artist and muralist because it allows me to stay home with my children and be creative at any time I feel I need to express.   I love to paint in many different styles and keep…

The Heroine’s Journey of Kade Cook

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Without any doubt it would be the freedom of it all. Being able to write exactly what is meant to be written is so freeing and most days completely exhilarating. What is my idea of perfect happiness? My idea of perfect happiness is loving…

The Heroine’s Journey of Kate Taylor

What is the best thing that i love about my work? My work as an artist provides me with the ability to have  the privilege and  freedom to choose my own way of how to impart my knowledge and experience as well as the privilege to appeal to attentive, intelligent, demanding audience of contemporary art…

The Heroine’s Journey of Stacy Nyikos

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The aspect I love most about writing is that it enables me to interact with some of the brightest, most inspiring readers, writers, critics, and material, and that, in turn, challenges me to be a better me. What is my idea of perfect happiness?…

The Heroine’s Journey of Hikiko Mori

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The fact that I’m the mistress of my own world and can give birth to my feelings on stage, or through my paintings. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being serene and loved by people I care about. What is my greatest fear?…

The Heroine’s Journey of Olivia Grant

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The thing I love the most about my work is that I get to do what I love the most and I can speak to people across the globe in the form of music. I love that I can say things with music that…

The Heroine’s Journey of Elisandre Crowley

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Personnellement, l’écriture est ma manière de communiquer avec les autres. Ecrire permet à mes pensées, mes rêves, mes cauchemars de devenir vivants. J’engendre des situations qui poussent à la réflexion, un moyen comme un autre de partager ma vision du monde et de la…

The Heroine’s Journey of Julie Petrecca

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Share with others the amazing work of different artists and feel part of a big worldwide family. Unity through music! What is my idea of perfect happiness? Live and enjoy the present, do what you love and surround yourself with people you love. What…

The Heroine’s Journey of Lavinia Iulia Falcan

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My first images from my life was with my dad telling stories and with my mom drawing for me some princess dresses. I was surrounded by passion, by talented people in my family and this devotation feeling was embraced since I was little. So,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Azu Moreno

What is the best thing that I love about my work? That it makes people happy. And also makes me happy. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Dance forever…i wish i could dance all my life, this is my idea of perfect happiness, do what i like to do all the life and make happy others through dance…

The Heroine’s Journey of Isolde Kanikani

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love that it is creative and community orientated.  With a lot of space to innovate moving forward in my professional development and the growth of my social business Iwi Studios. Working with people is both taxing and rewarding. What is my idea of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Berenice van Leer

What is the best thing that I love about my work? To be able to express myself with my own sound of voice. It is super personal. And with this I feel free on stage. And love to create a special interaction with the musicians/dj’s and the crowd, and really be in the moment. What…

The Heroine’s Journey of Lisi Prada

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love video art because this is my best way of expression. I’m out the conventional and economical lines, then I’m free to create. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I don’t believe in total concepts but in their search and approach. Happiness…

The Heroine’s Journey of Scarlett O’Hara

Scarlett O’Hara (Vivien Leigh) travels the heroine’s journey. The story begins with a young naïf: Scarlett, spoiled and pampered, is so used to getting her own way that when drippy Ashley Wilkes (Leslie Howard) refuses her hand, she foolishly marries the first suitor who asks her out of pure petulance. Typically, the naïf is thrust…

The Heroine’s Journey of Katie Monnin

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The passion. Growing up I never-ever thought that I would end up doing a job that made me wonder in the world why they would pay me to do something I loved so much, which I think relates to a piece of advice my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Heike Fiedler

What is the best thing that I love about my work? To make words move, to move with words and inside them, to mix languages, to cross borders, to perform, to realise installations, to share my work, to touch emotions inside my audience, to meet great colleagues and organizers. What is my idea of perfect…

The Heroine’s Journey of Armelle Yons

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Quelle est la meilleure chose que j’aime de mon travail? What I like about my work is that every day is different, each day has a different taste and color. And above all it is a passion before a job. Ce que j’aime dans…

The Heroine’s Journey of Zébulone Florine

What is the best thing that I love about my work ? Freedom. The freedom to imagine, to make and, to share. It’s a perfect balance between the moments of loniless when I create and, the moments of sharing with other people, my students, my friends, artists or strangers. La liberté. La liberté d’imaginer, de…

The Heroine’s Journey of Debbie Herbert

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the freedom and exploration of creating characters that I grow to know fully and love like a friend when the story is finished. I also love sharing my stories with readers and connecting with them on the story experience. What is my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Claudia Árcega

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I love mostly about my present job, is that art itself is my raw material, and I make alchemy practices with it. When I work with artists, my spirit rises and my mind flies. Art is my religion. What is my idea of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Federica Maria Giallombardo

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I never stop learning about and seeing Beautiful Things. To be a philologist and an art critic makes me able to see and touch manuscripts, memorabilia and other collectibles. I always fall in love of their stories and their aesthetics. Everything has a mysterious…

The Heroine’s Journey of Veruska Puff

The best thing that I love about my work is the the ability to give life to my artistic fantasies. My idea of perfect happiness is peace in the family and success in the work. My greatest fear is a serious incident that may involve me or any of my loved ones. The trait that…

The Heroine’s Journey of Annemarie Zethof

What is the best thing that I love about my work? That I am engaged with beautiful images every day. What is my idea of perfect happiness? First of all, I think that perfection is unobtainable, let alone perfect happiness. Happiness for me is hidden in small things and moments and is gone before you…

The Heroine’s Journey of Christina Katrakis

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The sheer power of creation. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Is simply to be happy. It’s a choice we all make. Live every day to the fullest, as the first and the last one and make the most of every moment. What…

The Heroine’s Journey of Kristine Augustyn

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the way creating art has helped me to open up. It allows me to see and understand more about myself. It’s made me see the world differently. I see things more vividly, I look more closely, I see the brush strokes in everything….

The Heroine’s Journey of Parker Sinclair

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The freedom and free flow of ideas, control over my schedule and all aspects of my work, and to be able to create stories that will move, inspire, and emote a wide range of feelings in the readers. What is my idea of perfect happiness? To…

The Heroine’s Journey of Milena Loveritas

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The Liberty to be who I am, do what my purpose is and to be of service to others by being and doing so. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I trust in the perfect imperfection of All that it is, therefore happiness…

The Heroine’s Journey of Alanna Marcelletti

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Many of the materials I use are non-traditional such as clothing from my grandma or broken jewelry. They have a history and purpose all their own that makes the creative process like a conversation between myself and my medium. What is my idea of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Rossella Bergo

What is the best thing that I love about my work? As actress I love to enjoy life throught my job and the different characters that I play allow me to discover nuances of living. I’m also a clown and thanks to my red nose I like to provoke laughter because I think that those…

The Heroine’s Journey of Fifi Bristoche

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I like my work in general What is my idea of perfect happiness? I believe rather in happiness of the moment What is my greatest fear?  Unhappiness of my children What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? I am not sure…

The Heroine’s Journey of Ksusha Kramarenko

What is the best thing that I love about my work? All people around the world have their dreams. Big or little. I feel that my dreams come true when I make new dress. And also I forget all troubles and problems of routine part of life. I like to dream that all these dresses…

The Heroine’s Journey of Giulia Piolanti

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love my work for many different reasons. It gives me the chance to express my emotions, it challenges me constantly. It teaches me how to have discipline and how to always look for improvement. But probably what I love the most about my career…

The Heroine’s Journey of Ceylan Hulya

What’s the best thing I love about my work? The best thing I love about my work is that it is Heart based. It is intuitive. It is a vision. It is a dream. It is empowering. It is ART. It is Creation. It is expressive. It is an experience. It is freeing.It is inspirational….

The Heroine’s Journey of Donna Leon

In this journey in the footsteps of the heroines of past and present like Donna Leon i will examine with you the way we tell stories about ourselves to ourselves — and, most important, the way we can change those stories into Heroine’s Journey stories which transform our business and personal lives. Your story is…

The Heroine’s Journey of Vivien Horvath-Bereczki

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I can meet people from all around the world every day, and this way it’s easy to get to know other cultures and traditions. It makes me more open-minded and I changed a lot since I work for hostels. What is my idea of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sandra Bachl

What is the best thing that I love about my work? As a garden designer i can make other people’s dreams come true. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I try to give life as many happy moments as possible, but for sure a perfect happiness for me would be to ride on the…

The Heroine’s Journey of Isabel Allende

Q. Where do you get your inspiration? A. I am a good listener and a story hunter. Everybody has a story and all stories are interesting if they are told in the right tone. I read newspapers, and small stories buried deep within the paper can inspire a novel. Q. How does inspiration work? A….

The Heroine’s Journey of Angelique Broers

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love to help people and especially women to give them more self-esteem. All women deserve to be seen! What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being healthy and being conscious of it. I love my freedom and to move. You can do so…

The Heroine’s Journey of Suzanne Barnes

What is the best thing that I love about my work? To quote Robert Louis Stevenson – “to travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive”. Therefore the journey is the reward and having the creative freedom to express my ideas. The end result is a bonus – the icing on the cake! What is…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sandie Will

What is my greatest achievement in work? I have two careers. I am a manager/hydrogeologist during the day and an author on nights and weekends. I became a hydrogeologist after finishing my Bachelor’s of Science degree in Geology in 1998. From there, I worked for two engineering firms for ten years, became a licensed Professional…

The Heroine’s Journey of Francesca Mantellini

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Nella mia vita: …ho sempre avuto una duplice passione,…l’amore per la moda che la vivo fin dall’adolescenza,e quella del cinema e del teatro …. Entrambe, mi permettono di viaggiare e di conoscere un gran numero di persone che vengono da tante parti del mondo…

The Heroine’s Journey of Vivienne Westwood

In this journey in the footsteps of the heroines of past and present like Vivienne Westwood i will examine with you the way we tell stories about ourselves to ourselves — and, most important, the way we can change those stories into Heroine’s Journey stories which transform our business and personal lives. Your story is…

The Heroine’s Journey of Ana Isabel (Anais) Conde

What is the think I love most about my work? While I was working in the corporate world, I loved having the opportunity to travel the world. I enjoyed exploring each new country and discovering the culture and idiosyncrasies of its population. I loved mingling and learning from my business partners and associates. It allowed…

The Heroine’s Journey of Patty van Delft

I am Patty van Delft, writer of Dutch Fantasy novels and English Dark Poetry. Born and raised in Holland, I chase my dreams and live my life with passion.  What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the freedom to do what I like best and setting my own goals…

The Heroine’s Journey of Zulma Rouge Perso

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Work in a team and observe everyone fulfilling his task very professionally. See that the film shooting goes exactly as I had planned. What is my idea of perfect happiness? It’s an intimate thing which varies from person to person, as far as I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Chanel

In this journey in the footsteps of the heroines of past and present like Chanel i will examine with you the way we tell stories about ourselves to ourselves — and, most important, the way we can change those stories into Heroine’s Journey stories which transform our business and personal lives. In order to be…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marianne Maury Kaufmann

BEST THING ABOUT MY WORK I love mostly my freedom. All the choices I made, I made to stay the freeer possible. (ma liberté. Tous les choix que j’ai faits, je les ai faits dans son sens) MY IDEA OF PERFECT HAPPINESS My experience of happiness matches my experience of falling stars. It’s fleeting. (mon…

The Heroine’s Journey of Anne van der Linden

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It allows me to stay by myself as long as possible without having to justify about it. It also enables me to control my world, I decide of life and death of my images, as the tyrant of my imaginary world What is my idea…

The Heroine’s Journey of Manuela Grippi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? When I chose to become an actress, I did it because the perspective to reinvent myself every day made me feel alive. Each woman I play in my job leaves something within me that improves me as a person. Being in charge of myself makes…

The Heroine’s Journey of Elizabeth George

George’s creative process owes much to her discovery of John Steinbeck’s Journal of a Novel, which he kept while writing East of Eden. “I really liked the idea of creating a journal myself,” she says. “It’s like the way I clear my throat. I write a page every day, maybe 500 words. It could be…