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24 Festive Tasks - Door 4: Guy Fawkes Night (Task 1)


Task 1: Make a list of the top 3 treasonous crimes against books that an author can commit.


(in no particular order)


1. "Alpha-hole" heroes. Don't get me wrong, I have nothing against alpha-type heroes, usually. But when they're huge jerks (especially if they remain so during the course of the book), I most certainly do.


2. Cliffhanger endings. I don't like them. At all. I don't mind unresolved plot points and the like, but leaving characters in a life or death situation, or just before a huge reveal is a big, big no-no for me.


3. Love triangles. Just stop it.