Using Tropes When Writing: The Pros And Cons

A trope is a commonly recurring plot or character dynamic that can be recognized across different stories, but is often tweaked to fit each particular story’s circumstances. A trope is similar to using character archetypes — characters who represent a universal trait or pattern, like the antihero, Good Samaritan, or nosy neighbor — but for your plot! A trope can act as shorthand for your readers so they have…

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