3 comments on “The One Trope I Love To Hate

  1. I am glad you wrote about this. I have been wanting to write about my least favorite trope — murder — but since so many of my friends and acquaintances write murder mysteries, I haven’t mustered the nerve. My hunch about these handy, overused tropes is that they all too easily become ruts. The plot wheel settles into one and then rolls in a predictable direction. The writer doesn’t have to think too hard because hey, the plot’s going forward. OK, you’ve inspired me. I am going to write about murder-as-trope . . . 🙂

  2. Pingback: Murder, They Write — and Write, and Write | Write Through It

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