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Question 1 of 9
I am passionate about influencing the world with my ideas.
Absolutely. I see writing as a way to make a difference in this world.
Yes and no. I wouldn't say that I am passionate about influence, but I'd like to publish something in the future.
"Passionate" doesn't really describe me. I just want to learn how to write better.
I used to be passionate about writing. But I've lost my way.
Question 2 of 9
I have had an itch to write for some time, but I've not even laid down a sentence.
Yep, that is I. I have an itch but haven't scratched it yet.
Nope, I am farther along. I have started to write in different mediums, such as a blog.
I don't just have an itch. I have already starting to work on a book project.
Question 3 of 9
What do you aspire to accomplish as a writer?
No clue. I simply feel the urge to make writing more a part of my life.
I want to tell the stories of my life and/or that of my family.
I would like to contribute to my professional community.
I would love to become a professional writer someday.
I simply want to write a book to promote my business.
Question 4 of 9
I have a basic idea for a book rolling around in my head.
Yes, I think about it constantly.
No, not yet.
Way ahead of you. I've already have a few chapters written.
Question 5 of 9
What is your most vexing publishing question?
How do I find a book agent?
What is the step by step process to self publish?
Can I submit my manuscript directly to a publisher without an agent?
What is the difference between self-publishing and publishing with a so-called hybrid publisher?
What are the costs of self-publishing?
All of the Above
Question 6 of 9
I feel confident in my writing abilities.
Pretty much. I'm no Pulitzer Prize-winner, but I can lay down a decent sentence.
Not at all. I feel insecure about my writing chops, and I need all the help that I can get.
Question 7 of 9
Have you made the decision to write a book?
Yes, I have decided to write a book, but I haven't started yet.
Not yet. I'm still toying with the idea. I still have so many questions.
Already writing a book. I've already started the project.
Question 8 of 9
Which writing skills or concepts do you feel that you need to learn?
I would like to tell better stories.
I just need to learn the basics of grammar.
I need help with outlining and structure.
I want to learn how to develop my writing voice.
I need more information about my publishing options.
I'm not sure. I feel like I need to learn it all.
Question 9 of 9
What is the single biggest roadblock in moving forward with your book writing project?
I don't know where to start.
I've already started, but I am lost in how to organize the chapters.
I need professional feedback on my writing.
I need to know the next steps of how to publish my book.
I need coaching in how to build my network and platform to promote my book.
All of the above.
I have no roadblocks! Blue skies forever!