Couldn't come up with my own proper intro, but here are some tools to help translate that movie into well crafted story for others to enjoy.

A few notes that I have gathered for myself.
Tropes aren't exactly a bad thing, there are only so many places you can end up when writing in this genre. The manner in which they are presented is the important thing.

Read what you have written, then reread it, and the read it outloud to yourself. Does it sound right to you?

Sometimes, simple is the best approach.

Internal site links.

There are some really good discussions in these threads, worth taking some time to at least browse over.

Advice for new writers thread, probably super redundant to include but here it is.