Is your epic fantasy novel cliched?

Some people think they can write fantasy books, but little do they know most fantasy books are cliched!!!! Take this quiz to find out if your book is cliched.

Are you going to be the next Tolkien? We'll see about that. Take this quiz to find out if your fanasy novel has the potential to be an original work of art.

Created by: Elizabeth
1. What is your age?
Under 18 Years Old
18 to 24 Years Old
25 to 30 Years Old
31 to 40 Years Old
41 to 50 Years Old
51 to 60 Years Old
Over 60 Years Old
2. What is your gender?
Male
Female
3. What land or culture is your fantasy world based off of?
Medieval
Roman
Chinese
Mayan
Egyptian
None of the above/techno/other
4. What type of land is it most like?
An English countryside
Fiery, volcanic land
Weird land, like Wonderland with giant mushrooms and other strange things
Rainforest, desert, or tundra
Strange, science fiction like world
Other/mixture of many
5. Does everyone in your land speak the same language?
Yes
No
6. Are most or all of the people in your land Caucasian, although you have areas the equivalent of the Sahara Desert?
Yep
No
7. Are all or most of your main characters Caucasian/white?
Yes
No
8. Is your main character a boy?
Yes
No
9. You knew I'd ask this: Is your main character white?
Yes
No
He's biracial
10. If your main character is a girl, is she rebellious, "tough", and spunky?
Yes
No
Kind of
Doesn't apply
11. What is the general group of fantasy creatures to be found in your world?
Orcs, elves, dragons, and dwarves....oh my!
Elves, centaurs, dragons, sprites, trolls,
Wyverns, nixies, pixies, griffins, and brownies
Vampires, werewolves, banshees, demons
My own made up creatures
12. How many non-humans are in your quest squad or group of main characters?
1
2 or 3
3-5
5-7
7 or more
None
13. Which of these lovely archetypes are included in your group?
The grumpy dwarf
The wise wizard
The sympathetic semi-villain
The useless bard/conjuerer, etc.
The hardcore warrior
None of them
14. Which of these magical creatures is in your group?
Elf
Dwarf
Hobbit-like creature
I have more than one, what do I pick?
None of those. I'm so creative!
15. Who's your villain?
An evil wizard/necromancer/sorcerer
An evil king/emperor or anyone else in a high position
An evil priest/grand vizier
A vampire or any other supernatural creature
None of these
It's a girl, sexist!
16. If your villain is a girl, what is she?
A manipulative queen
An evil sorceress/necromancer
An evil hag/witch
It's a dude, remember?
None of these
17. What serves as your villain's H.Q.?
A crumbling or well-kept lair
A volcano
A mansion or manor
A castle
He doesn't have a lair
None of these
18. Is your villain ugly?
Of course
No
19. What are your villain's minions?
Evil wraith-like creatures
Orc-like creatures
Zombies
Regular humans, but really STUPID humans
Demons
None of the above
20. What is your villain's main carbohydrate?
Pure EVIL
Revenge
Greed
None of these
21. Be honest, is your villain insane? At the core of his issues, is it the fact that he/she's mentally unbalanced?
Yes
No
22. What color are your villain's eyes?
Red
Yellow
Icy blue
Orange
None of the above
23. Does your hero have a magic sword?
Yes and it shoots out lightning
Yes
No, it's a magic spear
No
24. Is there a Great Prophecy in your novel?
Yes
No
25. Is your main character the heir to the throne?
Yes, and he doesn't know it
Yes
No
26. Is your main character a wizard, spell caster, or anything else magical?
Yes
Nope
27. Does he turn out to be "the most powerful wizard" ever?
Yes
No
28. Are all your wizards old and bearded?
Yes
No
Most of them are
29. Is there some sort of wizard academy your hero attends?
No
Yes
30. Does your hero have a wise wizard/sage/former dragonrider/etc for a mentor?
Yes
No
No, his mentor is something else
No, he doesn't have a mentor
31. Are there dragonriders in your book?
Yes, and dragon wizards too!
Yes
Nope
32. Is there excessive infodumping?
Yes
No
33. What is the main instrument your wizard uses to project or enhance their powers?
Wand
Staff
Amulet
Some sort of magic ring, necklace, or bracelet
Sword
None of these
34. Does your main character have a faithful animal?
Yes
No
35. Is your book about a quest for:
A magical artifact
A being of power
A kindnapped person (esp. a girl)
It's not a quest story
None of the above
36. What's the main element in your fantasy story?
Sword and sorcery
Gothic
Science fantasy
Arthurian
None of the above

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