• Everyone has delusions of grandeur. Some people want to be actors, or politicians, or even rockstars.

    Actually, too many people want to be actors, politicians, or rockstars. Please give up before you hurt yourself or embarrass yourself in public.

    I've noticed that many people dream of becoming a celebrated novelist. Most of them -- nearly all of them -- are posers that inflict arrogance and bad prose on their friends and family. Is this you?

    Let's find out if you have what it takes to complete your novel, revise it, submit it, and rise above the slushpile.

    This test was written by a professional freelance writer, and published novelist. If any of you people aren't posers, and know something I'm missing, drop me a line.