#BroodyBFF: Tropemance

It’s been a bit of a hard week newswise for a lot of us UK folk, so I was glad that Broody graced my inbox again to set his second challenge on ‘favourite romance tropes’. Strap yourselves in and prepare for (awkward, angsty) love…

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In praise of Brooding YA Hero

I’m knee-deep in NaNoWriMo at the moment, prodding a moody cowboy through a vague shadow of a plot, but I managed to find time to do some research into tropes for a workshop with my editor. It was slightly shameful how much of TVTropes can be found in a random chapter of my novel, but then again I don’t think it’s a bad thing, especially when we’re dealing with the Brooding YA Hero.

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