I didn’t think she wouldn’t come. Versus: I thought she would come.
You don’t want your reader to fail to understand you. Versus: You want your reader to understand you.
In the course of the story, never did knights fail to respond to a challenge. Versus: In the course of the story, knights unfailingly responded to a challenge.
If you want to write a story with positive expressions, here are a few ideas:
• This is a fairy tale of sorts in which a prince is sent on a grueling quest by his evil fairy godmother, and little by little he comes to believe she did the right thing.
• This is a novel about two schoolgirls: one believes they’re best friends and the other doesn’t, and as adults, the first girl finds herself in the position to help her old best friend.
• This is a story in which a church congregation targets its prayers on specific ill or injured people, and if they recover, it sends them a bill.
— Sue Burke