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6 Posts tagged with 'tropes'
March 13, 2018
3 YA Female Character Tropes That Can See Themselves Out ASAP
Let’s face it—even though we’re living in the golden age of young adult fiction (I just decided...
October 13, 2017
Story Starter Trope Twist: Love Triangle (Part II)
It’s another riveting edition of Trope Twist! The show (I mean blog post) where we take ordinary, over-used YA...
May 23, 2017
Swoon Author Kate Evangelista: Key Elements to a Category Romance
In all the books I have written so far, the common thread is romance. No matter what the story is...
October 11, 2016
Ask an Editor: Why Tropes Can Be a Good Thing
Every writer wants to craft a uniquely original story, and we all know how important it is to avoid clichés...
September 1, 2016
Swoon Author Sandy Hall: What's the Deal with "Insta-Love"?
I spend a lot of time thinking about romance tropes. I think about ways to make them work for me...
May 30, 2014
A Swoon Off and a Swoonba!
As you know, we had total blast at this year’s Romantic Times Booklovers Convention in New Orleans. But we also...