Pamela Jaye Smith is a mythologist, author, consultant, speaker, and award-winning writer-producer-director with over 30 years in the media industry, in Hollywood and around the world. She helps storytellers of all types and in all genres enhance their projects with mythic themes, archetypes, and symbols. Pamela has taught at Screenwriting EXPO, UCLA, American Film Institute, USC Film School, RAI-TV Rome, National Film Institute of Denmark, Women in Film, LA and Marseille WebFests, and many other types of venues. She judges screenwriting contests, appears on story and pitch panels, and gives seminars at festivals and conferences, including for corporate, creative, and arts groups, and the military. She has presented at the Romance Writers of America National Convention ScriptScene and has taught a number of online classes to various chapters of the RWA. She is coauthor of the book Show Me the Love! All Kinds of Love for All Kinds of Stories and is a regular columnist for Script Magazine. Her coauthored script The Cuban Circuit was a finalist at the Bahamas International Film Festival Writers Residency Program. Pamela's other books are Inner Drives, Symbols-Images-Codes, Beyond the Hero's Journey: Other Powerful Mythic Themes, and The Power of the Dark Side. Pamela is founder of MYTHWORKS, cofounder of Alpha Babe Academy and Mythic Challenges.