This is the fantasy version of the Science Fiction Cliches. It’s way too easy to make a list for fantasy.
Grand List of Fantasy Cliches
Here is a generic version for all genres:
Here’s a sort-of list of horror cliches in a forum (takes a while to load.)
The horror cliches are mostly for movies. I’d like to see a really comprehensive list that includes film and written. It must start with “Don’t go in the cellar”.
Your assignment is to create a really good list of horror cliches. I’ll host it for you if you don’t have your own website.