"My hero's journey project is much, much, much, much longer than the desired length (1250 words). But I am very proud of my work. I attempted a Holden Caulfield style of narration, and I really enjoyed the process and the end result. The stream of conciousness style of writing made the story much more genuine and honest, in my opinion. So, even though my story is long, I think it sort of needed to be in order to tell the story the way I wanted to. "