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''[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/ How To Write Badly Well]]'' is a blog of writing snippets written by Joel Stickley. Each snippet is an attempt to [[StylisticSuck exemplify]] some particular form of {{Bad Writing|Index}}.

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!!Tropes used or criticized include:

* AccidentalInnuendo: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/08/blunder-into-double-entendres.html Blunder into double entendres]]." [[invoked]]
* {{Asspull}}: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/05/write-yourself-out-of-corner.html Write yourself out of a corner]]."
** "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.ca/2009/12/introduce-major-plot-elements-in-off.html Introduce Plot Elements In An Off-Hand Manner]]"
* AuthorAvatar: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2009/10/write-thinly-veiled-self-aggrandising.html Write thinly-veiled, self-aggrandising autobiographical fiction]]."
* AuthorTract: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2009/11/subtly-weave-your-own-opinions-into.html Subtly weave your own opinions into the narrative]]."
* AuthorVocabularyCalendar: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/01/if-you-find-phrase-you-like-keep.html If you find a phrase you like, keep repeating it]]."
* BeautyEqualsGoodness: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/07/equate-physical-beauty-with-virtue.html Equate physical beauty with virtue]]"
* BecauseDestinySaysSo: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/03/use-fate-as-plot-device.html Use 'fate' as a plot device]]."
* BeigeProse: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2009/11/narrate-every-scene-in-matter-of-fact.html Narrate every scene in a matter-of-fact tone, no matter how exciting]]."
* BlackComedy: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/07/make-light-of-tragedy.html Make light of tragedy]]."
* ButtMonkey: [[ExaggeratedTrope Exaggerated]] in "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2011/02/choose-one-character-to-bully.html Choose one character to bully]]"
* CallARabbitASmeerp: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/02/sci-fi-week-1-replace-real-life-items.html Replace real-life items with fictional alternatives]]."
* CharacterDerailment: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/05/suddenly-change-characters-motivations.html Suddenly change characters' motivations]]."[[invoked]]
* TheChrisCarterEffect: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/05/refuse-to-resolve-mysteries.html Refuse to resolve mysteries]]."[[invoked]]
* ClicheStorm: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2009/12/treat-genre-as-replacement-for-ideas.html Treat genre as a replacement for ideas]]."[[invoked]]
* CoitusEnsues: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/04/if-in-doubt-initiate-sex.html If in doubt, initiate sex]]"
* ContemplateOurNavels: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/02/take-yourself-too-seriously.html Take yourself far too seriously]]."
* CreatorBreakdown: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/03/write-as-therapy.html Write as therapy]]."
* CriticalResearchFailure: [[invoked]]"[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/06/historical-fiction-week-4-dont-get.html Don't get bogged down in research]]."
* DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment: "[[http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/HowToWriteBadlyWell/~3/juuPcEyXUes/include-unnecessary-linguistic.html Include unneccessary linguistic redundancies of language]]."
* DesignatedHero: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/10/emphasise-your-heros-good-qualities.html Emphasise your hero's good qualities]]" [[invoked]]
* DesignatedVillain: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/10/emphasise-your-villains-bad-qualities.html Emphasise your villian's bad qualities]]" [[invoked]]
* DeusExMachina: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/05/write-yourself-out-of-corner.html Write yourself out of a corner]]"
* EmpathicEnvironment: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2009/10/begin-your-novel-with-protagonist.html Begin the novel with your protagonist getting out of bed and seeing that it is raining outside, which perfectly mirrors his life]]."
* FeaturelessPlaneOfDisembodiedDialogue: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/01/do-not-contextualise-dialogue.html Do not contextualise dialogue]]"
* FillerStrip: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/05/rely-on-unsolicited-submissions.html Rely on unsolicited submissions]]."
* FirstPersonPeripheralNarrator: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/01/choose-narrator-who-is-peripheral-to.html Choose a narrator who is peripheral to the story]]."
* FollowTheLeader: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/02/sci-fi-week-4-wear-your-influences-on.html Wear your influences on your sleeve]]."
* ForegoneConclusion: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/07/risk-narrators-life.html Risk the narrator's life]]"
* FunetikAksent: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/03/give-your-characters-distinctive-idioms.html Give your characters distinctive idioms]]."
* GenericDoomsdayVillain: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/05/make-your-villain-genuinely-evil.html Make your villain genuinely evil]]."
* GoshDangItToHeck: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/04/censor-your-characters.html Censor your characters]]."
* HistoricalDomainCharacter: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/06/historical-fiction-week-3-cater-for.html Cater for cameos]]."
* InfoDump: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/02/sci-fi-week-2-explain-everything.html Explain everything]]."
* LongTitle: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/03/cram-as-much-information-and-detail.html Cram as much information and detail into the title as you can, even if this means sacrificing the readability of said title and somewhat stealing the thunder of the main body of the work itself, which is left only really being able to reiterate what has already been said in the title, which was itself clumsy and repetitious]]."
* MadScientist: The "Designated Villain" example is one trying to cure cancer, specifically in order to render cancer charities and certain doctors out of a job, and stop cancer patient survival biographies/memoirs/whathaveyou from being written.
* MeaningfulName: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/02/sci-fi-week-3-give-your-characters.html Give your characters evocative names]]."
* MeaninglessMeaningfulWords: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/01/select-words-for-their-impressiveness.html Select words for their impressiveness rather than their relevance]]."
* MillsAndBoonProse: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2009/11/replace-concrete-nouns-with-abstract.html Replace concrete nouns with abstract ones]]."
* MixedMetaphor: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2009/12/mix-metaphors.html Mix metaphors]]."
* {{Mockumentary}}: [[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.ca/2012_11_01_archive.html History of Grob]]
--> "...Iím trying my hand at something new. For the most part, this blog has focused on the bad writing of fiction Ė implausible plot twists, awkward turns of phrase, unconvincing characters and so on. Meanwhile, non-fiction has got off all too lightly. Itís time to do something about that."
* MostWritersAreWriters: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/05/write-to-prove-point.html Write to prove a point]]."
* {{Narm}}: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/07/fail-to-see-funny-side.html Fail to see the funny side]]." [[invoked]]
* NarratingTheObvious: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2009/12/when-writing-radio-drama-use-dialogue.html When writing radio drama, use dialogue to set the scene]]."
* NotUsingTheZWord: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/08/beat-around-bush.html Beat around the bush]]"
* OnlyTheAuthorCanSaveThemNow: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/05/write-yourself-into-corner.html Write yourself into a corner]]" [[invoked]]
* {{Parody}}: The [[strike:Homage Week]]Non-Contiguous Homage Fortnight, which includes stylistic parodies of:
** Literature/TheBible: [[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/05/non-contiguous-homage-fortnight-10-try.html here]].
** Creator/RaymondChandler: [[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/04/homage-week-4-try-too-hard-to-be.html here]].
** Creator/CharlesDickens: [[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/05/non-contiguous-homage-fortnight-6-try.html here]].
** Creator/ErnestHemingway: [[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/04/homage-week-1-try-too-hard-to-be-ernest.html here]].
** Creator/JamesJoyce: [[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/04/homage-week-3-try-too-hard-to-be-james.html here]].
** Creator/HPLovecraft: [[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/05/non-contiguous-homage-fortnight-8-try.html here]].
** Creator/VladimirNabokov: [[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/04/homage-week-2-try-too-hard-to-be.html here]].
** Creator/JRRTolkien: [[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/04/homage-week-5-try-too-hard-to-be-jrr.html here]].
** Creator/PGWodehouse: [[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/05/non-contiguous-homage-fortnight-9-try.html here]].
* PainfulRhyme: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2009/09/change-sentence-structure-for-benefit.html Change sentence structure for the benefit of your rhyme scheme]]." [[invoked]]
* PlotDetour: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/06/delay-ending.html Delay the ending.]]"
* PlotInducedStupidity: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/03/sacrifice-motivation-for-sake-of.html Sacrifice motivation for the sake of plotting]]."
* PoliticallyCorrectHistory: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/06/historical-fiction-week-2-allow-your.html Allow your characters to be centuries ahead of their time]]"
* RippedFromTheHeadlines: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/05/be-topical.html Be topical]]"
* RougeAnglesOfSatin / {{Malaproper}}:
** "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/07/find-bone-mote.html Find the bone mote]]."
** "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2009/11/truss-yore-spool-chucker.html Truss your spool-chucker]]."
* SaidBookism:
** "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2009/11/use-rich-evocative-dialogue-tags.html Use rich, evocative dialogue tags]]."
** "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2011/08/banish-said-from-your-vocabulary.html Banish "said" from your vocabulary]]."
* ScheduleSlip: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/02/miss-deadlines.html Miss deadlines]]."
* ShapedLikeItself: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/02/make-your-similes-very-accurate.html Make your similes very accurate]]"
* SheIsTheKing: [[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.ca/2013_02_01_archive.html King Suzan I "The Woman" of Grob]]
* ShockingSwerve: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/01/end-with-twist-no-reader-could.html End with a twist no reader could have reasonably foreseen]]"
* ShownTheirWork: "[[http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/HowToWriteBadlyWell/~3/L0ERidEDbAs/historical-fiction-week-1-include.html Include passing references to major historical events]]."
** {{Expospeak}}: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2009/10/present-your-research-in-form-of.html Present your research in the form of dialogue]]."
* SophisticatedAsHell: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2009/12/dont-be-put-off-by-wildly-conflicting.html Don't be put off by wildly conflicting registers of language]]."
* TakeThatAudience: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2011/06/comeback-week-4-alienate-your-existing.html Alienate your existing readership]]"
* ThatMakesMeFeelAngry:" [[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/08/let-your-characters-explain-themselves.html#comment-form Let your characters explain themselves]]."
* TooDumbToLive: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/04/make-your-characters-incapable-of.html Make your characters incapable of learning anything]]."
* TrappedByMountainLions: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2009/09/create-subplots-which-bear-no-relation.html Create subplots which bear no relation to the main story]]." [[invoked]]
* ViewersAreMorons: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/08/underestimate-your-audience.html Underestimate your audience]]"
* WantonCrueltyToTheCommonComma: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2009/12/use-semicolons-because-you-think-they.html Use semicolons because you think they look good, not because you know how they work]]" [[invoked]]
* WhoIsThisGuyAgain: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2011/02/refuse-to-give-names-to-characters.html Refuse to give names to characters]]"
* YouFailReligiousStudiesForever: PlayedForLaughs with Grobian Orthodox Heresy.
* {{Zeerust}}: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2009/12/write-in-way-which-will-not-age-well.html Write in a way which will not age well]]."

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''[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/ How To Write Badly Well]]'' is a blog of writing snippets written by Joel Stickley. Each snippet is an attempt to [[StylisticSuck exemplify]] some particular form of {{Bad Writing|Index}}.

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!!Tropes used or criticized include:

* AccidentalInnuendo: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/08/blunder-into-double-entendres.html Blunder into double entendres]]." [[invoked]]
* {{Asspull}}: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/05/write-yourself-out-of-corner.html Write yourself out of a corner]]."
** "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.ca/2009/12/introduce-major-plot-elements-in-off.html Introduce Plot Elements In An Off-Hand Manner]]"
* AuthorAvatar: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2009/10/write-thinly-veiled-self-aggrandising.html Write thinly-veiled, self-aggrandising autobiographical fiction]]."
* AuthorTract: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2009/11/subtly-weave-your-own-opinions-into.html Subtly weave your own opinions into the narrative]]."
* AuthorVocabularyCalendar: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/01/if-you-find-phrase-you-like-keep.html If you find a phrase you like, keep repeating it]]."
* BeautyEqualsGoodness: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/07/equate-physical-beauty-with-virtue.html Equate physical beauty with virtue]]"
* BecauseDestinySaysSo: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/03/use-fate-as-plot-device.html Use 'fate' as a plot device]]."
* BeigeProse: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2009/11/narrate-every-scene-in-matter-of-fact.html Narrate every scene in a matter-of-fact tone, no matter how exciting]]."
* BlackComedy: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/07/make-light-of-tragedy.html Make light of tragedy]]."
* ButtMonkey: [[ExaggeratedTrope Exaggerated]] in "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2011/02/choose-one-character-to-bully.html Choose one character to bully]]"
* CallARabbitASmeerp: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/02/sci-fi-week-1-replace-real-life-items.html Replace real-life items with fictional alternatives]]."
* CharacterDerailment: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/05/suddenly-change-characters-motivations.html Suddenly change characters' motivations]]."[[invoked]]
* TheChrisCarterEffect: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/05/refuse-to-resolve-mysteries.html Refuse to resolve mysteries]]."[[invoked]]
* ClicheStorm: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2009/12/treat-genre-as-replacement-for-ideas.html Treat genre as a replacement for ideas]]."[[invoked]]
* CoitusEnsues: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/04/if-in-doubt-initiate-sex.html If in doubt, initiate sex]]"
* ContemplateOurNavels: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/02/take-yourself-too-seriously.html Take yourself far too seriously]]."
* CreatorBreakdown: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/03/write-as-therapy.html Write as therapy]]."
* CriticalResearchFailure: [[invoked]]"[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/06/historical-fiction-week-4-dont-get.html Don't get bogged down in research]]."
* DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment: "[[http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/HowToWriteBadlyWell/~3/juuPcEyXUes/include-unnecessary-linguistic.html Include unneccessary linguistic redundancies of language]]."
* DesignatedHero: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/10/emphasise-your-heros-good-qualities.html Emphasise your hero's good qualities]]" [[invoked]]
* DesignatedVillain: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/10/emphasise-your-villains-bad-qualities.html Emphasise your villian's bad qualities]]" [[invoked]]
* DeusExMachina: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/05/write-yourself-out-of-corner.html Write yourself out of a corner]]"
* EmpathicEnvironment: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2009/10/begin-your-novel-with-protagonist.html Begin the novel with your protagonist getting out of bed and seeing that it is raining outside, which perfectly mirrors his life]]."
* FeaturelessPlaneOfDisembodiedDialogue: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/01/do-not-contextualise-dialogue.html Do not contextualise dialogue]]"
* FillerStrip: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/05/rely-on-unsolicited-submissions.html Rely on unsolicited submissions]]."
* FirstPersonPeripheralNarrator: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/01/choose-narrator-who-is-peripheral-to.html Choose a narrator who is peripheral to the story]]."
* FollowTheLeader: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/02/sci-fi-week-4-wear-your-influences-on.html Wear your influences on your sleeve]]."
* ForegoneConclusion: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/07/risk-narrators-life.html Risk the narrator's life]]"
* FunetikAksent: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/03/give-your-characters-distinctive-idioms.html Give your characters distinctive idioms]]."
* GenericDoomsdayVillain: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/05/make-your-villain-genuinely-evil.html Make your villain genuinely evil]]."
* GoshDangItToHeck: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/04/censor-your-characters.html Censor your characters]]."
* HistoricalDomainCharacter: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/06/historical-fiction-week-3-cater-for.html Cater for cameos]]."
* InfoDump: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/02/sci-fi-week-2-explain-everything.html Explain everything]]."
* LongTitle: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/03/cram-as-much-information-and-detail.html Cram as much information and detail into the title as you can, even if this means sacrificing the readability of said title and somewhat stealing the thunder of the main body of the work itself, which is left only really being able to reiterate what has already been said in the title, which was itself clumsy and repetitious]]."
* MadScientist: The "Designated Villain" example is one trying to cure cancer, specifically in order to render cancer charities and certain doctors out of a job, and stop cancer patient survival biographies/memoirs/whathaveyou from being written.
* MeaningfulName: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/02/sci-fi-week-3-give-your-characters.html Give your characters evocative names]]."
* MeaninglessMeaningfulWords: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/01/select-words-for-their-impressiveness.html Select words for their impressiveness rather than their relevance]]."
* MillsAndBoonProse: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2009/11/replace-concrete-nouns-with-abstract.html Replace concrete nouns with abstract ones]]."
* MixedMetaphor: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2009/12/mix-metaphors.html Mix metaphors]]."
* {{Mockumentary}}: [[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.ca/2012_11_01_archive.html History of Grob]]
--> "...Iím trying my hand at something new. For the most part, this blog has focused on the bad writing of fiction Ė implausible plot twists, awkward turns of phrase, unconvincing characters and so on. Meanwhile, non-fiction has got off all too lightly. Itís time to do something about that."
* MostWritersAreWriters: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/05/write-to-prove-point.html Write to prove a point]]."
* {{Narm}}: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/07/fail-to-see-funny-side.html Fail to see the funny side]]." [[invoked]]
* NarratingTheObvious: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2009/12/when-writing-radio-drama-use-dialogue.html When writing radio drama, use dialogue to set the scene]]."
* NotUsingTheZWord: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/08/beat-around-bush.html Beat around the bush]]"
* OnlyTheAuthorCanSaveThemNow: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/05/write-yourself-into-corner.html Write yourself into a corner]]" [[invoked]]
* {{Parody}}: The [[strike:Homage Week]]Non-Contiguous Homage Fortnight, which includes stylistic parodies of:
** Literature/TheBible: [[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/05/non-contiguous-homage-fortnight-10-try.html here]].
** Creator/RaymondChandler: [[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/04/homage-week-4-try-too-hard-to-be.html here]].
** Creator/CharlesDickens: [[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/05/non-contiguous-homage-fortnight-6-try.html here]].
** Creator/ErnestHemingway: [[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/04/homage-week-1-try-too-hard-to-be-ernest.html here]].
** Creator/JamesJoyce: [[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/04/homage-week-3-try-too-hard-to-be-james.html here]].
** Creator/HPLovecraft: [[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/05/non-contiguous-homage-fortnight-8-try.html here]].
** Creator/VladimirNabokov: [[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/04/homage-week-2-try-too-hard-to-be.html here]].
** Creator/JRRTolkien: [[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/04/homage-week-5-try-too-hard-to-be-jrr.html here]].
** Creator/PGWodehouse: [[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/05/non-contiguous-homage-fortnight-9-try.html here]].
* PainfulRhyme: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2009/09/change-sentence-structure-for-benefit.html Change sentence structure for the benefit of your rhyme scheme]]." [[invoked]]
* PlotDetour: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/06/delay-ending.html Delay the ending.]]"
* PlotInducedStupidity: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/03/sacrifice-motivation-for-sake-of.html Sacrifice motivation for the sake of plotting]]."
* PoliticallyCorrectHistory: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/06/historical-fiction-week-2-allow-your.html Allow your characters to be centuries ahead of their time]]"
* RippedFromTheHeadlines: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/05/be-topical.html Be topical]]"
* RougeAnglesOfSatin / {{Malaproper}}:
** "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/07/find-bone-mote.html Find the bone mote]]."
** "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2009/11/truss-yore-spool-chucker.html Truss your spool-chucker]]."
* SaidBookism:
** "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2009/11/use-rich-evocative-dialogue-tags.html Use rich, evocative dialogue tags]]."
** "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2011/08/banish-said-from-your-vocabulary.html Banish "said" from your vocabulary]]."
* ScheduleSlip: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/02/miss-deadlines.html Miss deadlines]]."
* ShapedLikeItself: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/02/make-your-similes-very-accurate.html Make your similes very accurate]]"
* SheIsTheKing: [[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.ca/2013_02_01_archive.html King Suzan I "The Woman" of Grob]]
* ShockingSwerve: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/01/end-with-twist-no-reader-could.html End with a twist no reader could have reasonably foreseen]]"
* ShownTheirWork: "[[http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/HowToWriteBadlyWell/~3/L0ERidEDbAs/historical-fiction-week-1-include.html Include passing references to major historical events]]."
** {{Expospeak}}: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2009/10/present-your-research-in-form-of.html Present your research in the form of dialogue]]."
* SophisticatedAsHell: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2009/12/dont-be-put-off-by-wildly-conflicting.html Don't be put off by wildly conflicting registers of language]]."
* TakeThatAudience: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2011/06/comeback-week-4-alienate-your-existing.html Alienate your existing readership]]"
* ThatMakesMeFeelAngry:" [[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/08/let-your-characters-explain-themselves.html#comment-form Let your characters explain themselves]]."
* TooDumbToLive: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/04/make-your-characters-incapable-of.html Make your characters incapable of learning anything]]."
* TrappedByMountainLions: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2009/09/create-subplots-which-bear-no-relation.html Create subplots which bear no relation to the main story]]." [[invoked]]
* ViewersAreMorons: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/08/underestimate-your-audience.html Underestimate your audience]]"
* WantonCrueltyToTheCommonComma: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2009/12/use-semicolons-because-you-think-they.html Use semicolons because you think they look good, not because you know how they work]]" [[invoked]]
* WhoIsThisGuyAgain: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2011/02/refuse-to-give-names-to-characters.html Refuse to give names to characters]]"
* YouFailReligiousStudiesForever: PlayedForLaughs with Grobian Orthodox Heresy.
* {{Zeerust}}: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2009/12/write-in-way-which-will-not-age-well.html Write in a way which will not age well]]."

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* CriticalResearchFailure: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/06/historical-fiction-week-4-dont-get.html Don't get bogged down in research]]."

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* CriticalResearchFailure: "[[http://writebadlywell.[[invoked]]"[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.com/2010/06/historical-fiction-week-4-dont-get.html Don't get bogged down in research]]."
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* TooDumbToLive: "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.co.uk/2010/04/make-your-characters-incapable-of.html Make your characters incapable of learning anything]]."
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** "[[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.ca/2009/12/introduce-major-plot-elements-in-off.html Introduce Plot Elements In An Off-Hand Manner]]"
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* YouFailReligiousStudiesForever: PlayedForLaughs with Grobian Orthodox Heresy.


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* YouFailReligiousStudiesForever: PlayedForLaughts with Grobian Orthodox Heresy.

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* YouFailReligiousStudiesForever: PlayedForLaughts PlayedForLaughs with Grobian Orthodox Heresy.
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* YouFailReligiousStudiesForever: PlayedForLaughts with Grobian Orthodox Heresy.
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--> "...Iím trying my hand at something new. For the most part, this blog has focused on the bad writing of fiction Ė implausible plot twists, awkward turns of phrase, unconvincing characters and so on. Meanwhile, non-fiction has got off all too lightly. Itís time to do something about that."
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* SheIsTheKing: King Suzan I of Grob

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* SheIsTheKing: [[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.ca/2013_02_01_archive.html King Suzan I "The Woman" of GrobGrob]]
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* {{Mockumentary}}: [[http://writebadlywell.blogspot.ca/2012_11_01_archive.html History of Grob]]


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* SheIsTheKing: King Suzan I of Grob
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