Ok, this is about cliches, Winterfox - I wouldn't call these authors bad though - just feeding cliche dreams their readers (might) have. I originally meant a difference in humour though.
Well, another name for these writers is "hack writer." (The "feeding cliches to readers" part, at any rate.) I
wouldn't call them good.
Well, I'd call this a perfect, realistic and true description of every average female in RL - (except the delicate and mother part, have to think about obnoxious, wish the understanding part would give way to evolution - finally, think we deserve worship in any case <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/shame.gif" alt="" /> Sorry, couldn't resist in a very pure-hearted way <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/evilgrin1.gif" alt="" /> )
I hope you're joking. <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif" alt="" />
The characters I'm talking about are either wish-fulfillment or idealized caricatures. Here's an essay/rant
I wrote about them; these spawns of bad authorship are called Mary Sues. Found in fanfiction, original fiction, and even professionally published fiction, particularly rampant in the fantasy genre.
Also, women concentrate on emotion more; men on thought <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" />
Wow, then I must write like a man. <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif" alt="" />