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How to tell the difference

How do you know if someone is your friend? For real. Not a friend like, “oh hey, I like hanging out with you every now and then.” But a friend who’s there for you, good for you, helps you be a better person.

Here’s how to tell your true, ride-or-die friends.

  1. You tell them bad news and they…

Genres and Tropes Series

Welcome to the Genre’s & Tropes Series! Today we’re going to be talking about Tropes. We’ll see some definitions and commonly used writing tropes.

Definition of a trope

According to Merriam Webster, a trope is:

1a: a word or expression used in a figurative sense.

b: a common or overused theme or device, such…

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Genre’s & Tropes Series

Welcome to the Genre’s & Tropes Series! Today we’re going to be talking about a genre that’s super popular right now — the Cozy Mystery.

We live with increasing violence, gloom and doom in our books, film and television, and you can’t turn on the news without being bombarded with…

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