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Forced Proximity: bringing out your best (and worst)

by Charmaine Ross

I like writing characters in close forced proximity. What do I mean by that? Well, for example the male and female characters might be cops and they are sent on a stakeout together. 802 more words

Forced Proximity (with a twist)

The romance-literature trope of Forced Proximity was such a popular one with Escape authors that we had to start ‘forced proximity week’ a bit early to fit in all their different takes on the topic! 448 more words

It's a character turns evil movie/episode/game

“<oldname> is DEAD! I am <newname>!!”-character that turned evil

When one character turns bad and has a showdown with the protagonist there’s a good chance that this will be said.  134 more words


Horror Trope Retirement Home - Screaming Ghost Demon Things

Welcome to the Horror Trope Retirement Home, where overused horror cliches (hopefully) go to live out there rest of their days, far away from the public eye. 462 more words


BOOK REVIEW | Confess by Colleen Hoover vs Just One Day by Gayle Forman

Briefly, Confess is about Auburn and Owen. They meet, there’s chemistry, an instant connection but obstacles occur, you know the deal. Same goes for Just One Day… 732 more words


Enemies to Lovers: Melbourne edition

In the last of our ‘Enemies to Lovers’ posts, Susanne Bellamy writes about Engaging the Enemy, with its family feud set in contemporary Melbourne. 459 more words