What Kind Of Writer Are You?

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Writer Quizzes & Trivia

You may not even realize it, but there’s always a method to your madness whenever you put pen to paper. Maybe you’re the kind of writer who needs to organize a list of everything you need to say before you begin, or maybe you just go with the flow of the ink and let the words come to you as you think of them. Which of these and many more examples do you fall under?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When you start a new story, do you:
    • A. 

      Write a detailed outline before starting the story

    • B. 

      Put together a new folder or binder for the project

    • C. 

      Just start writing and see where the story goes

    • D. 

      Start the story, but get sidetracked with research and editing

    • E. 

      Think about the idea for days but never start the story

    • F. 

      Do any of these things; it depends on what mood you're in

  • 2. 
    What is your favorite part of writing a story?
    • A. 

      The entire process

    • B. 

      Going through and fixing up all the mistakes

    • C. 

      Planning out what's going to happen

    • D. 

      Adding bits of the story to your binder until you finally put it all together

    • E. 

      Writing the story

    • F. 

      The point where you completely finish a writing project

  • 3. 
    Which sounds like the opposite of your writing style?
    • A. 

      Putting together a big outline before starting the story

    • B. 

      Writing the story without any planning whatsoever

    • C. 

      Writing for hours on end until the story's finished

    • D. 

      Having some mistakes in your story before you edit it

    • E. 

      Having lots of documents or several loose sheets of paper containing your story

    • F. 

      None of these--you do them all sometimes

  • 4. 
    When you find time to sit down and write, what do you do?
    • A. 

      Get sidetracked going online or researching for your story

    • B. 

      Write! (duh)

    • C. 

      Writing character profiles or describing settings instead of working on the story

    • D. 

      Changing up the events in the plot

    • E. 

      Find out there's something else you have to do instead

    • F. 

      All of these

  • 5. 
    What kind of writer do you think you are?
    • A. 

      The planner

    • B. 

      The spontaneous writer

    • C. 

      The mixed writer

    • D. 

      The rewriter

    • E. 

      The overloaded writer

    • F. 

      The organized writer