When I pick up a magazine with a quiz, I can't help but complete it. There's a niggling curiosity: what will it tell me about myself? I recently saw a writer's quiz mentioned by author Megan DiMaria, who I met at a writer's group.
It got me wondering if there were other quizzes specific to writers. Google showed me scads of them. I waded through to find the ones that would be helpful to a writer on the road to publication. Have fun with them!
What type of writer should you be? This quiz helps determine the genre you may want to consider.
Who do you write like? Paste a sample of your writing to discover what famous writer your prose is most similar to. I came up with Anne Rice.
Which crazy writer are you? Take this quiz to see which eclectic writer you are most like. Very tongue-in-cheek!
Beginning Writer's Quiz. How much do you know about the business of writing, particularly freelance writing?
Holly Lisle has a ten-question quiz titled: Are You Right for Writing? It helps to figure out if you have what it takes to be a writer.
The Professional Writer's Aptitude Quiz A quiz for aspiring novelists.
And here are a few quizzes for bloggers:
Should you start a blog? Ten questions to help you find the answer.
What kind of blogger are you? Seven questions to narrow it down. Turns out, I'm a "link blogger".
The 23 Blogger Breeds: Which are you? This one is not exactly a quiz, but insightful descriptions of the different types of bloggers out there. You'll recognize many--maybe even yourself!
If you'd like to come up with your own quiz, check out Charles Kelly's Online Quiz Generator.
Did you learn something about yourself today? I'd love to hear who you write like.