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Q&A Averting Always Chaotic Evil

5 answers  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by System‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Mark Baker‭

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Q&A Averting Real Women Don’t Wear Dresses

7 answers  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by System‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How do I avoid the "chosen hero" feeling?

10 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Liquid‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Trying to avoid being cliché

3 answers  ·  posted over 6 years ago by Theocles of Saturn‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Resource for generic plot hooks?

1 answer  ·  posted over 9 years ago by SF.‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Non-cheap ways to make villains evil?

2 answers  ·  posted over 9 years ago by SF.‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Avoiding cliches when writing gods

6 answers  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by Liquid‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Using real words from a foreign culture feels like 'Calling a rabbit a "smeerp"'

5 answers  ·  posted over 3 years ago by Galastel‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How to Write an Eldritch Abomination?

1 answer  ·  posted almost 4 years ago by System‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Averting Protagonist-Centred Morality

2 answers  ·  posted over 3 years ago by System‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Dead parents: something to avoid?

3 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by noClue‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Writing a love interest for my hero

5 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Ric Fuentez‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Subverting the emotional woman and stoic man trope

3 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by weakdna says reinstate monica‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Averting Bathos

3 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by System‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Non-trope happy ending?

5 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Tom‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How is a semordnilap typically used?

1 answer  ·  posted over 3 years ago by puffofsmoke‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Can dream reveals make good climaxes for a POV’s internal struggle?

4 answers  ·  posted over 3 years ago by Edmund Frost‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How to defeat a strategic mastermind without throwing the idiotball? [closed]

2 answers  ·  posted almost 4 years ago by Mephistopheles‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A What makes for a successful resurrection?

3 answers  ·  posted almost 4 years ago by Adi219‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Is killing off one of my queer characters homophobic?

3 answers  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by weakdna says reinstate monica‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A What's it called when the bad guy gets eaten?

1 answer  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by Ash‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A What are some bad ways to subvert tropes?

5 answers  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by tryin‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

Question technique tropes
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Q&A How can I convince my reader that I will not use a certain trope?

7 answers  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by PoorYorick‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How do I subvert the tropes of a train heist?

8 answers  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by wetcircuit‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Chekhov's gun, but it's just "useless" background info

0 answers  ·  posted over 3 years ago by noClue‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Is the "hero guy saves girl" trope misogynistic?

1 answer  ·  posted over 3 years ago by weakdna says reinstate monica‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Why using the "It Was All Just a Dream" Trope?

3 answers  ·  posted over 3 years ago by Deutertraumen‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Avoiding Darkness-Induced Audience Apathy

2 answers  ·  posted almost 4 years ago by System‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Avoiding "kill it off for DRAMA" trope whilst doing it

2 answers  ·  posted over 4 years ago by Mephistopheles‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A What does it mean to subvert a trope?

1 answer  ·  posted almost 5 years ago by Matthew Brown aka Lord Matt‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A From a writing standpoint, what is the value of Deus Ex Machina?

2 answers  ·  posted almost 5 years ago by Mephistopheles‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Reasons to use "red herrings"?

1 answer  ·  posted over 5 years ago by Sridhar Sarnobat‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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