This is a little post I came up with one day while I was talking to Averie and I thought it would be funny and relatable. I collaborated with my friends to come up with it and I had a lot of fun making it. It’s basically just pokes at the cliches we all love/hate in fantasy!

Rule One: Nothing good ever happens in a throne room

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Rule Two: Sometimes incest is ok

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Rule Three: If he’s old and has a beard, always listen to his advice

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Rule Four: The main character is always special. ALWAYS. (No exceptions)

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Rule Five: The more the protagonist denies their powers, the more powerful they will be

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Rule Six: Never accept the first villain you meet. There is always someone worse.

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Rule Seven: She never ends up with the childhood first love. The new guy always wins.

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Rule Eight:  If you want to your protagonist to fall in love with someone, make their romance forbidden

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Rule Nine: The book must include the evil sentence

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Rule Ten: Their must be a 10 year build up of sexual tension

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Rule Eleven: Names of characters should be impossible to pronounce

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Rule Twelve: Map must be included

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Rule Thirteen: Rescue plan going well? Lol ya right

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Rule Fourteen: The person they are with in book 2 is never end game.

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Rule Fifteen: The wealthy characters are always awful people (unless its the protagonist/love interest)

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Rule Sixteen: The heroine must despise the incredibly hot buff guy up until they fall in love

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Rule Seventeen: No one’s ever for sure dead

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Rule Eighteen: Every castle has a secret passage that will magically solve all your protagonists problems

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Rule Nineteen: At least one family member must be dead/die

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Rule Twenty: Peeing and periods don’t exist

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Published by Danielle Greene