What Kind of Writer Are You?

What kind of writer are you? Take this quiz to find out!

1. I prefer to eat my meals:

  1. under a tree, overlooking a field of daffodils
  2. with large-breasted women in a futuristic coffee bar
  3. on a mountainside or in a boxcar
  4. slowly, meditating upon each sensuous digestive gurgle and upon my own genius which the world will never know
  5. in an open boat

2. I usually wake up:

  1. to frantically record the fleeting remnants of my opium dreams…something about Mongolia… damn.
  2. to the growls of approaching wolves beside a dwindling fire
  3. next to a man I don’t love, a child I have no desire to rear, and an open window—oh, glorious window!
  4. screaming
  5. with an empty bottle in one hand and a metaphysical sunflower in the other—my scepter! and my soul!

3. My hobbies include:

  1. attending pet funerals and interviewing gypsies
  2. dogsledding, sailing, contemplating cannibalism
  3. infidelity
  4. admiring farmers and meditating on my death
  5. hitchhiking, refuting obscenity charges

4. My favorite reality TV show is

  1. Queer Eye for the Straight Guy
  2. Iron Chef
  3. Project Runway
  4. Survivor
  5. MythBusters
(Answers after the jump!)

Check your answers:

1, 1, 4, 1— You are a Romantic Poet!

2, 4, 1, 5— You are a Genre Fiction Writer!

3, 5, 5, 2— You are a Beat Poet!

4, 3, 3, 3—You are a New Woman Writer!

5, 2, 2, 4—You are a Naturalist!

Meaghan Russell was just startled by a boxelder that flipped from her poetry notebook, unfazed, and without comment. She wears boots.

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