Why Mythic Challenges?

Based on templates developed by Pamela Jaye Smith of MYTHWORKS, Mythic Challenges™ uses the timeless lessons from the world's collective stories. Mythic Challenges is your guide to discovering the role you play in an age old tale. It gives you the appropriate tools of Mythic Themes, Archetypes, and Symbols to effectively tell your story to global audience and move them to awareness and action.

Our Partners

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The Millennium Project

The Millennium Project

Global Futures Studies and Research


Applied Mythology for a more Powerful Reality

Create Now

transforming lives through arts mentoring


Creating a better future through arts and media



Pamela Jaye Smith

Mythology expert/author Pamela Jaye Smith has published several highly regarded books on integrating mythology into stories, especially screenwriting. Ms. Smith also teaches the structure of storytelling, since many projects can be developed as short stories, novels, or web series if preferred. Credits and clients include Microsoft, Paramount Studios, Pepperdine University, the FBI, UCLA, Universal Studios, National Film School of Denmark and the Marseille Webfest, just to name a few. Pamela also served in the U.S. Army’s Advanced Warfighting Working Group and attended Air Force War College National Security Forums and the Army War College National Security Seminar. She has taught seminars to High School Cadet Corps students. Pamela is a member of the Entertainment Industries Council think tank. Visit http://www.mythworks.net to find out more.




Jill Gurr

Jill Gurr worked for 25 years in the film industry as a Script Supervisor and a Screenwriter on award-winning international productions. Two of her scripts have been produced with well-known actors. She is fluent in Spanish, French and Italian. In 1996, she founded Create Now and is the Executive Director. Jill has received national media coverage and global awards for her work. She has published the book, “Mentor Youth Now: A Guidebook For Transforming Young Lives” and is available as a consultant and to give presentations and workshops on mentoring at-risk youth. To find out more about mentoring and to follow Jill’s work visit www.mentoryouthnow.com.



 Brian Dyer

In his corporate life, Brian Dyer was an Experienced Senior in Marketing with Arthur Andersen LLP, working on proposals that gained $2.5 million in fees. Brian’s consultation work includes research for Paul Hastings, customer service for the Olympics with Olsen Travelworld, and overseeing $3 million in travel refunds. Brian’s passion is theatre. He has been working in theatre and film for more than 50 years. Brian has trained with top teachers and holds music and fine arts degrees from the University of Redlands.