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Know your Tropes: Avoid Clichés

Screen writers are hyper-aware of tropes: Fiction writers (especially new ones) not so much. Tropes are common scenarios that happen in TV or in the movies (and occasionally in real life) Clichés… are phrases. Simple as that. Clichés are fatal in writing: Not only because they are so overused that they lack (or even defuse) emotional meaning, […]

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