Sometimes you come across things you wish you’d thought up. I’m a great fan of TV Tropes and can only admire the collective effort that’s gone into creating the website. What a fabulous resource for everyone, but particularly for writers.
I came across a reworking of the work from TV Tropes by James Harris, a designer and web developer, who has set about recasting it as a set or periodic elements. You can find it here:
What’s so great about it is that it takes the tropes and upends their discussion to show how certain tropes feature in stories such as Star Wars, mass Effect and so on.