Video Refresh: 5 Overused Horror Movie Clichés To Avoid In Your Writing
Last month we shared 5 Overused Horror Movie Clichés To Avoid In Your Writing and now, for those of you who missed it or prefer video format we’re revisiting the post! These came in from reader Emily Henry who really gave some solid ideas to share with everyone.
I’m sure you can guess a couple of them, though I will let you know ahead of time that these aren’t just rehashing the rules of the ‘Scream’ franchise even though that might be something we think about taking a creative look at in the future!
…I’ll be right back!
So, the video covers a few topics that really are overdone. Is it always possible to add a creative and original twist to them? Absolutely! Do you have to not use them? We would never tell you to use or not use a piece of advice in your writing. These are simply a few ideas to keep in mind to make sure that your work isn’t retreading the same ground that everyone and their brother has already done to death.
If you want to read the full article do be sure to click the following link and read 5 Overused Horror Movie Clichés To Avoid In Your Writing in its entirety!
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