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17th Mar '18 3:28:48 PM Malady
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* ''[[UsefulNotes/FiveFoundationsOfMorality 5 Foundations of Morality]]''
* ''[[Literature/FortyFiveMasterCharacters 45 Master Characters]]''
** [[Literature/{{FortyFiveMasterCharacters-Heroes}} Heroes]]
** [[Literature/{{FortyFiveMasterCharacters-Heroines}} Heroines]]
** [[Literature/{{FortyFiveMasterCharacters-SupportCharacters}} Support Characters]]

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* ''[[UsefulNotes/FiveFoundationsOfMorality 5 Foundations of Morality]]''
''UsefulNotes/FiveFoundationsOfMorality''
* ''[[Literature/FortyFiveMasterCharacters 45 Master Characters]]''
** [[Literature/{{FortyFiveMasterCharacters-Heroes}} Heroes]]
** [[Literature/{{FortyFiveMasterCharacters-Heroines}} Heroines]]
** [[Literature/{{FortyFiveMasterCharacters-SupportCharacters}} Support Characters]]
''Literature/FortyFiveMasterCharacters''



** [[Literature/{{TCWGTHAH-Heroes}} Hero list]]
** [[Literature/{{TCWGTHAH-Heroines}} Heroine list]]
14th Feb '18 12:08:51 AM Koveras
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* ''Literature/MechanicsDynamicsAesthetics''

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* ''Literature/MechanicsDynamicsAesthetics''''UsefulNotes/MechanicsDynamicsAesthetics''
19th Nov '17 2:49:27 PM DustSnitch
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* Creator/BishopBarron's works often look at the philosophical and religious background of the most popular tropes in today's culture.
16th Oct '17 6:10:57 PM Augusto
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* ''Blog/WorstMuse'': A Website/{{Twitter}} blog which [[{{Snark}} sarcastically]] passes off terrible writing practices and {{Cliches}} as good writing tips, inevitably mocking them to hell and back in the process.

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* ''Blog/WorstMuse'': A Website/{{Twitter}} blog which which [[{{Snark}} sarcastically]] passes off terrible [[AuthorTract terrible]] [[CanonSue writing practices practices]] and {{Cliches}} {{Cliche}}s as good writing tips, inevitably mocking them to hell and back in the process.
16th Oct '17 6:08:23 PM Augusto
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* ''Blog/WorstMuse'': A Website/{{Twitter}} blog which [[{{Snark}} sarcastically]] passes off terrible writing practices and {{Cliches}} as good writing tips, inevitably mocking them to hell and back in the process.
15th Jul '17 7:52:57 PM justanid
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* ''Power Screenwriting'' has StructuralArchetypes: The Hero Myth, Outlaw Myth, Inverted Myth, etc.



* ''Power Screenwriting'' has StructuralArchetypes: The Hero Myth, Outlaw Myth, Inverted Myth, etc.
15th Jul '17 7:52:13 PM justanid
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* StructuralArchetypes: The Hero Myth, Outlaw Myth, Inverted Myth, etc.

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* ''Power Screenwriting'' has StructuralArchetypes: The Hero Myth, Outlaw Myth, Inverted Myth, etc.
15th Jul '17 7:13:21 PM justanid
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* TheGrandListOfOverusedScienceFictionCliches

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* TheGrandListOfOverusedScienceFictionCliches''Website/TheGrandListOfOverusedScienceFictionCliches''
14th Jul '17 1:00:17 AM justanid
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* {{Dramatica}} -- This is a rather complicated literary theory that divides story telling into 4 story tellers, 64 "Quads" of 4 properties that examine 64 questions that must each be explored and resolved and...well...There's a 360 page PDF to read and you can buy a rather expensive program to sort it all out. Like most theories, it works pretty well often enough to help most of the time, but there are exceptions. The [[http://www.dramatica.com/downloads/dramaticomic.pdf comic book version]] is pretty easy to follow.



* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aarne-Thompson_classification_system Aarne-Thompson Classification System]] and [[http://www.ruthenia.ru/folklore/thompson/index.htm Stith Thompson Folk Motif-Index]] describe a massive set of descriptors for folktales. For example, in "An Encyclopedia of Fairies" by Katharine Briggs she gives a breakdown of Cinderella. It is Type 510 (an example of Supernatural Helpers) and contians Motifes S31: Cruel stepmother; L55: Stepdaughter heroine; F311.1: Fairy godmother; D1050.1: Clothes produced by magic; F861.4.3: Carriage from pumpkin; N711.6: Prince sees heroine at ball and is enamoured; C761.3: Taboo: staying too long at ball. Must leave before certain hour; and H36.1: Slipper test. Given that the motif index is apparently six large volumes the detail seems overwhelming!
* [[Creator/GreenwoodPress Daily Life Through History Series]]: A vast hoard of UsefulNotes. Use these for research and you will never again write HollywoodHistory by accident.



* [[http://www.rocketpunk-observatory.com/spaceguideA-E.htm The Tough Guide to the Known Galaxy]]
* [[http://americanindiansinchildrensliterature.blogspot.com/2008/02/beverly-slapins-how-to-write-historical.html How to Write a Historical Young Adult Novel with an Indian Theme (For Fun and Profit)]]
* [[http://www.granta.com/Archive/92/How-to-Write-about-Africa/Page-1 How to Write about Africa]] and [[http://www.ourmaninabiko.com/2010/10/how-to-write-about-japan.html How to Write about Japan]]; actually, how ''not'' to write about these places.
* [[http://shannahmcgill.tumblr.com/ The Right Writing]]



* [[http://www.dramatica.com/ Dramatica]] -- This is a rather complicated literary theory that divides story telling into 4 story tellers, 64 "Quads" of 4 properties that examine 64 questions that must each be explored and resolved and...well...There's a 360 page PDF to read and you can buy a rather expensive program to sort it all out. Like most theories, it works pretty well often enough to help most of the time, but there are exceptions. The [[http://www.dramatica.com/downloads/dramaticomic.pdf comic book version]] is pretty easy to follow.
** Here's a page for us to give a summary: {{Dramatica}}.
* How to Read Literature Like A Professor (Thomas C. Foster) -- basic plots, clichés, and devices.
* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aarne-Thompson_classification_system Aarne-Thompson Classification System]] and [[http://www.ruthenia.ru/folklore/thompson/index.htm Stith Thompson Folk Motif-Index]] describe a massive set of descriptors for folktales. For example, in "An Encyclopedia of Fairies" by Katharine Briggs she gives a breakdown of Cinderella. It is Type 510 (an example of Supernatural Helpers) and contians Motifes S31: Cruel stepmother; L55: Stepdaughter heroine; F311.1: Fairy godmother; D1050.1: Clothes produced by magic; F861.4.3: Carriage from pumpkin; N711.6: Prince sees heroine at ball and is enamoured; C761.3: Taboo: staying too long at ball. Must leave before certain hour; and H36.1: Slipper test. Given that the motif index is apparently six large volumes the detail seems overwhelming!
* [[Creator/GreenwoodPress Daily Life Through History Series]] : A vast hoard of UsefulNotes. Use these for research and you will never again write HollywoodHistory by accident.

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* ''How to Read Literature Like A Professor'' by Thomas C. Foster -- basic plots, clichés, and devices.
* [[http://americanindiansinchildrensliterature.blogspot.com/2008/02/beverly-slapins-how-to-write-historical.html How to Write a Historical Young Adult Novel with an Indian Theme (For Fun and Profit)]]
* [[http://www.dramatica.com/ Dramatica]] -- This is a rather complicated literary theory that divides story telling into 4 story tellers, 64 "Quads" of 4 properties that examine 64 questions that must each be explored and resolved and...well...There's a 360 page PDF to read and you can buy a rather expensive program to sort it all out. Like most theories, it works pretty well often enough to help most of the time, but there are exceptions. The [[http://www.dramatica.com/downloads/dramaticomic.pdf comic book version]] is pretty easy to follow.
** Here's a page for us to give a summary: {{Dramatica}}.
*
granta.com/Archive/92/How-to-Write-about-Africa/Page-1 How to Read Literature Like A Professor (Thomas C. Foster) -- basic plots, clichés, and devices.
* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aarne-Thompson_classification_system Aarne-Thompson Classification System]]
Write about Africa]] and [[http://www.ruthenia.ru/folklore/thompson/index.htm Stith Thompson Folk Motif-Index]] describe a massive set of descriptors for folktales. For example, in "An Encyclopedia of Fairies" by Katharine Briggs she gives a breakdown of Cinderella. It is Type 510 (an example of Supernatural Helpers) and contians Motifes S31: Cruel stepmother; L55: Stepdaughter heroine; F311.1: Fairy godmother; D1050.1: Clothes produced by magic; F861.4.3: Carriage from pumpkin; N711.6: Prince sees heroine at ball and is enamoured; C761.3: Taboo: staying too long at ball. Must leave before certain hour; and H36.1: Slipper test. Given that the motif index is apparently six large volumes the detail seems overwhelming!
* [[Creator/GreenwoodPress Daily Life Through History Series]] : A vast hoard of UsefulNotes. Use
ourmaninabiko.com/2010/10/how-to-write-about-japan.html How to Write about Japan]]; actually, how ''not'' to write about these for research and you will never again write HollywoodHistory by accident.
places.
* [[http://shannahmcgill.tumblr.com/ The Right Writing]]



* [[http://www.rocketpunk-observatory.com/spaceguideA-E.htm The Tough Guide to the Known Galaxy]]

14th Jul '17 12:33:15 AM justanid
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