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A Quiz: Who Is Your Literary Mentor?

Who is your literary mentor?


For a career author, ignoring the giants of the literary pantheon is done at your peril. Nevertheless, for giggles, what follows is an extremely *not* scientific quiz to identify your writing guru.

Who is your literary mentor?

Question 1 of 10.

What conflict best describes your writing?

1. Person Vs. Self
2. Person Vs. Society
3. Person Vs. Person
4. Person vs. Nature
5. Person Vs. Supernatural
Question 2 of 10.

Are the characters in your books more prone to …

1. Rebel?
2. Laugh?
3. Make love?
4. Have a scotch?
5. Kill somebody?
Question 3 of 10.

How do you view life?

1. An awesome adventure
2. A hedonistic bacchanal
3. A struggle with the possibility of moral redemption
4. A grim thing to endure
5. Hilarious
Question 4 of 10.

Do your characters tend to...

1. take the initiative?
2. be compelled into action?
3. defend themselves?
4. keenly observe?
5. sit and think more about it?
Question 5 of 10.

Pick a fav thematic word:

1. Guilt
2. Ideal
3. Rebellion
4. Beauty
5. Magic
Question 6 of 10.

Where is the truth found?

1. Within
2. In a psychedelic vision
3. In nature
4. In cold, hard facts
5. In beauty
Question 7 of 10.

Hungry? Choose one:

1. Roasted peppers
2. Green beans
3. Walnuts
4. Pork chop
5. Nothing, thanks
Question 8 of 10.

Choose one of these words to describe your writing style:

1. Precise
2. Macabre
3. Intensely personal
4. Suspenseful
5. Forceful
Question 9 of 10.

Who was the best James Bond?

1. Sean Connery
2. Roger Moore
3. Pierce Brosnan
4. Daniel Craig
5. David Niven (in 1967 "Casino Royale")
Question 10 of 10.

Which of the following best describes your writing?

1. I write truth, consequences be damned.
2. My themes are subtle, open for interpretation.
3. I write of the terror in everyday life.
4. My world is yours, but I see it from another perspective.
5. My message is strong, and meant to empower.

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