Episode 104 – Tropes and Perspectives

A pencil, a ball point pen, and a quill each holding a drink and floating in the number 100 with the title Writers Drinking Coffee below

In which we explore TV and other Tropes in writing. A Trope can be defined as a cliche, but it can also be a leitmotif (in the musical sense) or standard devices used in serial dramas. We think it works for any writing, playing to the audience’s expectations of the narrative.

Mentions from Episode 104:

The cool site Dave found – TVTropes.org

Do we have a message? Tropes are fun, but don’t get lazy.