- All Girls Want Bad Boys - Brooklyn from Centre Of Attention and Amethyst from Kiss Me But Dont Let Me Love You and All Star Amethyst.
- Characterization Marches On - Stephanie was originally a talented painter who loved musical theatre and was a bit of a drama queen. As time went on, her visual art was almost ignored, and her singing and acting talents were emphasized.
- Dark Is Not Evil: Subverted with law-breaking Bailey from Juvie Bird Trilogy and snarky goth girl Stephanie from the Stephanie Simpson series. Played straight with Nicole from Hell Of A Girl as her attitude improves after she dyes her hair darker, and Cassidy from Butch Cassidys Organized Crime.
- Deadpan Snarker - Stephanie.
- Dreaming of Times Gone By: Stephanie in Being The Slave keeps seeing parts of Roxanne's life as if she is Roxanne.
- Driven to Suicide: Roxanne in Slave To Passion.
- Downer Ending: Slave To Passion has one.
- Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Roxanne from Slave To Passion and Haley from Drama Starts When You're Young. Averted with Alex from Princess Alexandra, although her attitude does soften.
- In-Series Nickname: Roxy for Roxanne, 'Princess Alexandra' for Alex, and "doll face" and "Diamond" for Bailey.
- Little Miss Snarker - Nicole, a witty nine-year-old. Subverted as she is actually a teenager in a child's body.
- Precocious Crush - Haley to Duncan and Alejandro, and Curly to Stephanie.
- Shared Universe - The Stephanie Simpson series primarily takes place in the universe of The Simpsons, but it also has stories that take place in the worlds of Total Drama and Hey Arnold!.
- Sibling Rivalry - Stephanie, particularly with Lisa who she hates sharing a room with.
- Stalker with a Crush - Several, but Stephanie has one in the form of Curly during Being In Hillwood.
- Title Drop: Combined with In-Series Nickname as Alex is constantly referred to as "Princess Alexandra" throughout the same fic. Also done by Nancy in Every Princess Has A Secret when she confesses that she is an illegitmate daughter of a queen and one of her knights.
Fanfic / Sideshow Jazz 1
Sideshow Jazz 1 is a fanfiction writer who has written over one hundred fanfictions based on various fandoms, including Total Drama, Hey Arnold!, Literature/Goosebumps, and others.Her fanfiction page can be found here .Her fanfics contain examples of these tropes: