In our social media-driven world, personality quizzes abound … but have you ever wondered if taking one could reveal something useful about your writing? Enter the Storytelling Superpower quiz, a fun and surprisingly insightful analysis of your strongest writing qualities.
The quiz was developed by Gabriela Pereira, the founder of DIY MFA and the author of DIY MFA: Write with Focus, Read with Purpose, Build Your Community. Once you determine the character archetype who speaks to you most clearly, you can join Gabriela on June 17-24 for the Storytelling Superpower Summit, a weeklong virtual event that takes an in-depth look at the four character archetypes, their strengths and weaknesses, and the stories that generate the most dramatic conflict for them.
I took the quiz, which guided me through simple, visual-based prompts on my favorite book and season, and on certain characters and images that speak to me. I recommend going with your gut instinct; this will give you a more honest assessment than if you agonize over every question.
So what character should I be writing? According to the Storytelling Superpower quiz …
… which is, in fact, pretty darn spot on.
How about you? What’s your storytelling superpower? Take the quiz, and then share your results in the comments!