Writing a Superhero Story

Superhero stories can be fun but also incredibly difficult to write—think Marvel or DC movies but in book format. You need to be able to balance a lot of things: character development, plot, realistic technology/powers, and a believable conflict. Here are the basic elements you need in order to craft a superhero story.

Tropes: to include or to avoid?

Tropes have always been a part of the writing world, but with the introduction of TikTok and the rise of BookTok/Bookstagram, they've become very common, and oftentimes a selling point for a lot of books. People have mixed opinions on their usage; some think they're unoriginal and boring, while others love them. So: should you include tropes or should you avoid them?