I’ll be frank: alpha heroes don’t do it for me. Believe me, I get the appeal. But the overly confident, domineering “save the day” type …
Jaycee Jarvis: In Defense of Beta Heroes
Jaycee Jarvis defines the role of the beta hero in romantic fantasy and fantasy romance, and makes some book recommendations!
Ryan Muree: You were the CHOSEN ONE!
Ryan Muree discusses the Chosen One trope in fantasy.
Janeen Ippolito: Write a Good Loser: Love Triangles Beyond the Indecisive Protagonist
Janeen Ippolito explains why love triangles, despite getting a bad rap, can add to a good story.
Ines Johnson: Girl On Her Own Horse (Tropes in Fantasy Romance)
Ines Johnson discusses the evolution of the Cinderella story and the rise of the “Girl on her own horse” trope.
Claire Luana: On Romance Tropes
Claire Luana discusses romance tropes and makes recommendations.