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Mini-Quiz: Writing by Dictation

by Ron Kurtus (revised 26 January 2008)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.



1. How does your thinking style influence using dictation to write?

It influences your ability to verbalize thoughts

It affects your ability to use a computer

It influences your ability to think

2. How many errors do you think dictation software makes?

Software does not make mistakes; people do

1% of the words are correctly transcribed

1% of the words are incorrectly transcribed

3. Why is fiction more suitable to dictation?

Fiction writers work from home

It is less structured than technical writing

Numbered outlines work best with dictation

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Writing. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.


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Top-rated books on Fiction Writing

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