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Discussions related to tropes related to my writing.

Tropes Has Moved

My discussion of the writing craft have moved to Substack. My Substack is divided into several sections. You can subscribe to one or more or all. It’s up to you….

Deus ex machina

Literally, it means “god out of the machine.” In literature, it means a “an unexpected power or event saving a seemingly hopeless situation, especially as a contrived plot device in…

Enemies-to-lovers: What is it?

A trope is a theme or literary device or conventions, a sort of shorthand between people in the know. They help readers with expectations, much like genre used to before…

The so-called “Strong Female Character”

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I have been railing against the so-called “Strong Female Character” for awhile now, way before I started writing. One of my first posts on this blog was the feminist re-telling…

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