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4th Jan '16 8:36:57 AM crazysamaritan
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While it's a neutral term and an undeniable part of fiction in general, wish fulfillment is rarely mentioned in a positive light in reviews. Usually, bringing up the term suggests that the author sacrificed quality in plotting, pacing, characterization, etc. in order to facilitate their '''own''' wishes. If the author takes this too far [[MarySue Mary Sues]] and UnfortunateImplications have a way of cropping up. However, it is entirely possible to have Wish Fulfillment stories that are still fluid and well-written; but '''be careful''', do it too much, and it stops improving the story and it just becomes indulgent instead. Conclusion being: don't worry too much about using these tropes as long as you mind well that balance.
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While it's a neutral term and an undeniable part of fiction in general, wish fulfillment is rarely mentioned in a positive light in reviews. Usually, bringing up the term suggests that the author sacrificed quality in plotting, pacing, characterization, etc. in order to facilitate their '''own''' wishes. If the author takes this too far [[MarySue Mary Sues]] and UnfortunateImplications have a way of cropping up. However, it is entirely possible to have Wish Fulfillment stories that are still fluid and well-written; but '''be careful''', do it too much, and it stops improving the story and it just becomes indulgent instead. Conclusion being: don't worry too much about using these tropes as long as you mind well that balance.

While it's a neutral term and an undeniable part of fiction in general, wish fulfillment is rarely mentioned in a positive light in reviews. Usually, bringing up the term suggests that the author sacrificed quality in plotting, pacing, characterization, etc. in order to facilitate their '''own''' wishes. If the author takes this too far [[MarySue Mary Sues]] and UnfortunateImplications have a way of cropping up. However, it is entirely possible to have Wish Fulfillment stories that are still fluid and well-written; but '''be careful''', do it too much, and it stops improving the story and it just becomes indulgent instead. Conclusion being: don't worry too much about using these tropes as long as you mind well that balance. * AntiSue

While it's a neutral term and an undeniable part of fiction in general, wish fulfillment is rarely mentioned in a positive light in reviews. Usually, bringing up the term suggests that the author sacrificed quality in plotting, pacing, characterization, etc. in order to facilitate their '''own''' wishes. If the author takes this too far [[MarySue Mary Sues]] and UnfortunateImplications have a way of cropping up. However, it is entirely possible to have Wish Fulfillment stories that are still fluid and well-written; but '''be careful''', do it too much, and it stops improving the story and it just becomes indulgent instead. Conclusion being: don't worry too much about using these tropes as long as you mind well that balance. * BlackHoleSue

While it's a neutral term and an undeniable part of fiction in general, wish fulfillment is rarely mentioned in a positive light in reviews. Usually, bringing up the term suggests that the author sacrificed quality in plotting, pacing, characterization, etc. in order to facilitate their '''own''' wishes. If the author takes this too far [[MarySue Mary Sues]] and UnfortunateImplications have a way of cropping up. However, it is entirely possible to have Wish Fulfillment stories that are still fluid and well-written; but '''be careful''', do it too much, and it stops improving the story and it just becomes indulgent instead. Conclusion being: don't worry too much about using these tropes as long as you mind well that balance. * CanonSue

While it's a neutral term and an undeniable part of fiction in general, wish fulfillment is rarely mentioned in a positive light in reviews. Usually, bringing up the term suggests that the author sacrificed quality in plotting, pacing, characterization, etc. in order to facilitate their '''own''' wishes. If the author takes this too far [[MarySue Mary Sues]] and UnfortunateImplications have a way of cropping up. However, it is entirely possible to have Wish Fulfillment stories that are still fluid and well-written; but '''be careful''', do it too much, and it stops improving the story and it just becomes indulgent instead. Conclusion being: don't worry too much about using these tropes as long as you mind well that balance. * DreamSue * EinsteinSue

While it's a neutral term and an undeniable part of fiction in general, wish fulfillment is rarely mentioned in a positive light in reviews. Usually, bringing up the term suggests that the author sacrificed quality in plotting, pacing, characterization, etc. in order to facilitate their '''own''' wishes. If the author takes this too far [[MarySue Mary Sues]] and UnfortunateImplications have a way of cropping up. However, it is entirely possible to have Wish Fulfillment stories that are still fluid and well-written; but '''be careful''', do it too much, and it stops improving the story and it just becomes indulgent instead. Conclusion being: don't worry too much about using these tropes as long as you mind well that balance. * GodModeSue

While it's a neutral term and an undeniable part of fiction in general, wish fulfillment is rarely mentioned in a positive light in reviews. Usually, bringing up the term suggests that the author sacrificed quality in plotting, pacing, characterization, etc. in order to facilitate their '''own''' wishes. If the author takes this too far [[MarySue Mary Sues]] and UnfortunateImplications have a way of cropping up. However, it is entirely possible to have Wish Fulfillment stories that are still fluid and well-written; but '''be careful''', do it too much, and it stops improving the story and it just becomes indulgent instead. Conclusion being: don't worry too much about using these tropes as long as you mind well that balance. * HumanityIsAdvanced

** HumanityIsAdvanced ** HumansAdvanceSwiftly ** HumansAreSpecial ** HumansAreWarriors
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** HumanityIsAdvanced ** HumansAdvanceSwiftly ** HumansAreSpecial ** HumansAreWarriors* MartyStu

** AntiSue ** BlackHoleSue ** CanonSue ** DreamSue (unlike the others though, this one is unique in that it's only in the ''character'''s head, not the narrative) ** EinsteinSue ** GodModeSue ** MartyStu ** MarySueClassic ** MaryTzu ** PuritySue ** RelationshipSue ** SuetifulAllAlong
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** AntiSue ** BlackHoleSue ** CanonSue ** DreamSue (unlike the others though, this one is unique in that it's only in the ''character'''s head, not the narrative) ** EinsteinSue ** GodModeSue ** MartyStu ** * MarySueClassic ** MaryTzu ** PuritySue ** RelationshipSue ** SuetifulAllAlong* MarySuetopia * MaryTzu

** AntiSue ** BlackHoleSue ** CanonSue ** DreamSue (unlike the others though, this one is unique in that it's only in the ''character'''s head, not the narrative) ** EinsteinSue ** GodModeSue ** MartyStu ** MarySueClassic ** MaryTzu ** PuritySue ** RelationshipSue ** SuetifulAllAlong* PuritySue

** AntiSue ** BlackHoleSue ** CanonSue ** DreamSue (unlike the others though, this one is unique in that it's only in the ''character'''s head, not the narrative) ** EinsteinSue ** GodModeSue ** MartyStu ** MarySueClassic ** MaryTzu ** PuritySue ** RelationshipSue ** SuetifulAllAlong* RelationshipSue

** AntiSue ** BlackHoleSue ** CanonSue ** DreamSue (unlike the others though, this one is unique in that it's only in the ''character'''s head, not the narrative) ** EinsteinSue ** GodModeSue ** MartyStu ** MarySueClassic ** MaryTzu ** PuritySue ** RelationshipSue ** * SuetifulAllAlong

** AntiSue ** BlackHoleSue ** CanonSue ** DreamSue (unlike the others though, this one is unique in that it's only in the ''character'''s head, not the narrative) ** EinsteinSue ** GodModeSue ** MartyStu ** MarySueClassic ** MaryTzu ** PuritySue ** RelationshipSue ** SuetifulAllAlong* TransformationComic

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** MarySuetopia
8th Sep '15 12:40:25 PM SolariusScorch
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4th Oct '14 12:49:41 AM Galacton
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While it's a neutral term and an undeniable part of fiction in general, wish fulfillment is rarely mentioned in a positive light, and with good reason. Usually, bringing up the term suggests that the author sacrificed quality in plotting, pacing, characterization, etc. in order to facilitate their own wishes. If the author takes it too far [[MarySue Mary Sues]] and UnfortunateImplications have a way of cropping up. However, it is entirely possible to have Wish Fulfillment stories that are still fluid and well-written; but these stories use only just enough to improve the story. Too much, and it stops improving the it and becomes indulgent instead. Conclusion being: don't worry too much about using these tropes as long as you mind well that balance.
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While it's a neutral term and an undeniable part of fiction in general, wish fulfillment is rarely mentioned in a positive light, and with good reason.light in reviews. Usually, bringing up the term suggests that the author sacrificed quality in plotting, pacing, characterization, etc. in order to facilitate their own '''own''' wishes. If the author takes it this too far [[MarySue Mary Sues]] and UnfortunateImplications have a way of cropping up. However, it is entirely possible to have Wish Fulfillment stories that are still fluid and well-written; but these stories use only just enough to improve the story. Too '''be careful''', do it too much, and it stops improving the it story and it just becomes indulgent instead. Conclusion being: don't worry too much about using these tropes as long as you mind well that balance. It is also possible for a work to be WishFulfillment for the audience either instead of or as well as the author. People whom the work targets will be more willing (to a point) to suspend their disbelief over [[NecessaryWeasel certain aspects]] of the work if it means that the [[RuleOfCool goal]] [[RuleOfFun of]] [[RuleOfFunny the]] [[RuleOfCute work]] [[RuleOfGlamorous is]] [[RuleOfScary achieved]]. However this can be a double edged sword too as aiming for too specific of a demographic can limit the amount of people that the work appeals to.
30th Sep '14 10:36:05 AM TrustBen
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8th Sep '14 6:16:26 PM JustaUsername
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8th Sep '14 11:57:21 AM KarjamP
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18th Jun '14 6:34:50 PM valar55
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This, in turn, is why people sometimes defend fictional characters [[DaydreamBeliever as if they were real]], because they are not defending the character but idealized versions of themselves and/or embodiments of their values. An attack on the character is seen as an attack on traits they (the real person) ''personally possesses and/or admire''. While it's a neutral term and an undeniable part of fiction in general, Wish Fulfillment is rarely mentioned in a positive light and with good reason. Usually, bringing up the term suggests that the author sacrificed quality in plotting, pacing, characterization, etc. in order to facilitate their own wishes. If the author takes it too far [[MarySue Mary Sues]] and UnfortunateImplications have a way of cropping up. However, it is entirely possible to have Wish Fulfillment stories that are still fluid and well-written; but these stories use only just enough to improve the story. Too much, and it stops improving the it and becomes indulgent instead. Conclusion being: don't worry too much about using these tropes as long as you mind well that balance.
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This, in turn, is why people sometimes defend fictional characters [[DaydreamBeliever as if they were real]], because they are not defending the character but idealized versions of themselves and/or embodiments of their values. An attack on the character is seen as an attack on traits they (the real person) ''personally possesses and/or admire''. admires''. While it's a neutral term and an undeniable part of fiction in general, Wish Fulfillment wish fulfillment is rarely mentioned in a positive light light, and with good reason. Usually, bringing up the term suggests that the author sacrificed quality in plotting, pacing, characterization, etc. in order to facilitate their own wishes. If the author takes it too far [[MarySue Mary Sues]] and UnfortunateImplications have a way of cropping up. However, it is entirely possible to have Wish Fulfillment stories that are still fluid and well-written; but these stories use only just enough to improve the story. Too much, and it stops improving the it and becomes indulgent instead. Conclusion being: don't worry too much about using these tropes as long as you mind well that balance.
15th Feb '14 8:58:33 PM hikaslap
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While it's a neutral term and an undeniable part of fiction in general, Wish Fulfillment is rarely mentioned in a positive light and with good reason. Usually, bringing up the term suggests that the author sacrificed quality in plotting, pacing, characterization, etc. in order to facilitate their own wishes. If the author takes it too far [[MarySue Mary Sues]] and UnfortunateImplications have a way of cropping up. However, it is entirely possible to have Wish Fulfillment stories that are still fluid and well-written; but these stories use only just enough to improve the story. Too much, and it stops improving the story and becomes indulgent instead. Conclusion being: don't worry too much about using these tropes as long as you mind well that balance.
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While it's a neutral term and an undeniable part of fiction in general, Wish Fulfillment is rarely mentioned in a positive light and with good reason. Usually, bringing up the term suggests that the author sacrificed quality in plotting, pacing, characterization, etc. in order to facilitate their own wishes. If the author takes it too far [[MarySue Mary Sues]] and UnfortunateImplications have a way of cropping up. However, it is entirely possible to have Wish Fulfillment stories that are still fluid and well-written; but these stories use only just enough to improve the story. Too much, and it stops improving the story it and becomes indulgent instead. Conclusion being: don't worry too much about using these tropes as long as you mind well that balance.
15th Feb '14 8:58:02 PM hikaslap
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While it's a neutral term and an undeniable part of fiction in general, Wish Fulfillment is rarely mentioned in a positive light and with good reason. Usually, bringing up the term suggests that the author sacrificed quality in plotting, pacing, characterization, etc. in order to facilitate their own wishes. If the author takes it too far [[MarySue Mary Sues]] and UnfortunateImplications have a way of cropping up. However, it is entirely possible to have Wish Fulfillment stories that are still fluid and well-written you just have to know when to tone it down. Give a character one or two '''maybe''' a couple wish fulfillment tropes but never just pile a ton of them up on that character or you risk the character becoming boring with nothing but good things happening to them.
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While it's a neutral term and an undeniable part of fiction in general, Wish Fulfillment is rarely mentioned in a positive light and with good reason. Usually, bringing up the term suggests that the author sacrificed quality in plotting, pacing, characterization, etc. in order to facilitate their own wishes. If the author takes it too far [[MarySue Mary Sues]] and UnfortunateImplications have a way of cropping up. However, it is entirely possible to have Wish Fulfillment stories that are still fluid and well-written you well-written; but these stories use only just have enough to know when to tone improve the story. Too much, and it down. Give a character one or two '''maybe''' a couple wish fulfillment stops improving the story and becomes indulgent instead. Conclusion being: don't worry too much about using these tropes but never just pile a ton of them up on as long as you mind well that character or you risk the character becoming boring with nothing but good things happening to them. balance.
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