What Kind Of Writer Are You?

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What Kind Of Writer Are You? - Quiz

Are you passionate about writing? Then you may be interested in our fun " What Kind Of Writer Are You?" quiz. 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 writer who needs to organize a list of everything you need to say before you begin, or perhaps you just goes with the flow of the ink & let the words come to you as you think of them. Which of these & many more examples do you fall under? Take this quiz & find out! Read moreGood Luck!


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

  • 6. 

    How often do you indulge in writing? 

    • A.

      As per my schedule

    • B.

      Whenever the inspiration strikes

    • C.

      When the deadline is near 

    • D.

      When I'm really in the mood!

    • E.

      All of them. It just depends

  • 7. 

    How much do you love research when it comes to writing a story?  

    • A.

      I love it!

    • B.

      I find it necessary.

    • C.

      I don't care about it.

    • D.

      I hate it, I always have to make corrections.

    • E.

      I think it sometimes hinders my creativity.

    • F.

      It makes me feel burned out and stressed!

  • 8. 

    Which of the following prolific writer(s) is your absolute favorite? 

    • A.

      Stephen King

    • B.

      J. K. Rowling

    • C.

      J. R. R. Tolkien

    • D.

      Jane Austen

    • E.

      William Shakespeare

    • F.

      Dr. Seuss

  • 9. 

    Which genre of book do you prefer to write?

    • A.

      Fictional romance 

    • B.

      Horror, gore, etc

    • C.

      Mystery 

    • D.

      Period 

    • E.

      Non fiction

  • 10. 

    Pick an inspiring quote about writing. 

    • A.

      "You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children."

    • B.

      "Substitute 'damn' every time you're inclined to write 'very;' your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be."

    • C.

      "You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you."

    • D.

      "A word after a word after a word is power."

    • E.

      "You should write because you love the shape of stories and sentences and the creation of different words on a page. Writing comes from reading, and reading is the finest teacher of how to write."

    • F.

      "I write to discover what I know."

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