Answers to the following questions will give me an idea of how you prepared your work and an indication of your experience, training and writing background. It will also be useful for me to formulate the most appropriate course of action you should take after the critique. Thank you.

Writers' Questionnaire




Telephone:                                                                           Mobile:

Email:                                                                                    Website URL;

Age:                                                                                       Occupation:



Project Title:



Number of Words:


What kind of books do you enjoy reading?



Have you written anything before and, if so, list below. Put an (A) or (R) after each one if they were accepted or rejected:




Have you done any writing courses:

If so, which one(s):



Have you read any books that give advice on creative writing? If so, list them:


Do you belog to a writers' circle or group? If so, which one and how long have you been a member?


Do you subscribe to any writers' magazines or newsletters? If so, list them:


Why did you decide to write this work?



Tick the type of preparation you did before you began writing it?

                                       a) synopsis

                                       b) character biographies

                                       c) chapter synopses (step analysis for scripts)

                                       d) research

                                       e) other (please describe)



Which draft is the one you have submitted, eg first, fifth, final, etc?

How long did it take you to reach this stage?

Have you researched publishers (or producers) for this work yet? If so, list the ones you have in mind:


If not, how will you go about doing this?


Has the manuscript already been sent to an agent, publisher or producer? If so, which ones and how did they react?


Do you already have an agent? If so, who is this?

If not, is it your intention to look for one? If so, how will you do this?


Do you belong to any professional writers' organisations, eg Society of Authors, Writers' Guild, etc

Is there anything you would like to add that you feel might be helpful? Please do so below.



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