11 Male Archetypes

Dive Into Writing

Have you ever experienced the spark of a story and jumped in with fire and passion only to find out that 30 or 50 or 75 pages later the story sputters and dies? Do you know the number one reason for this phenomenon: weak, one-dimensional characters. Characters without depth, without dimension do not drive their stories. Enter the need to understand and exploit archetypical figures. Not clichés, but three-dimensional characters that readers respond to time and time again.


  • In depth analysis of the 11 most common male archetypes
  • What each archetype fears
  • Response of each archetype to a threat or problem
  • Look at the shadow side of each archetype
  • What drives each archetype
  • Discover the gifts of each archetype
  • Learn how archetypes interact with other archetypes
  • Examine examples of each archetype in books, movies, TV shows and more

Your Instructor

Mary Buckham
Mary Buckham

Hi! I'm Mary Buckham, owner and instructor here at Mary Buckham On Writing. I'm a USA Today Bestselling author who has been fortunate enough over the last ten years to work with thousands of aspiring and published authors, writing in every genre possible, to hone their writing craft skills. And that's what I want to share with you! Learn more about me. Are you ready to take YOUR writing to the next level? Let's get started.

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