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Obviously, without knowing exactly what your strengths and weaknesses are you can never build on your strengths and improve your weaknesses, so here's my own personal scores. Remember, this is about how you feel about yourself. Please don't judge anyone on how they score themselves, unless it's to tell them one of their scores should he higher:

Characters: 6/10
Dialogue: 5/10
Descriptions: 7/10
Voice 6/10
Senses: 4/10
Story: 8/10
Pacing: 6/10
Mood/Tone 6/10
Grammar 8/10
Daily Wordcount 2/10


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That gives you 60% - classic English teacher/top of class mark, like a 14/20. Twice a year some swot gets 17 & published in the school mag. My own scores:

hair: 5
teeth: 3
husband 7
daddy: 6
author hard drive post-mortem 9.96
author planet earth 4
workplace slave: 10
mirror nude 5
dog love potential 10
eating/drinking 10
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Doing what my wife tells me: 8/10
Doing it when she wants it done: 3/10
Doing it the way she wants it done: 4/10
Grandparent: 3/10 (my grand-kids call me "grump-pa"... what a bunch of whipper-snappers).
Husband: 8/10
How my cats rate me: 7/10 (10/10 at feeding time)
How my dog rates me: 10/10
Fix it guy: 3/10
Biker: 9/10
Martial artist: 9/10
Writer: 5/10


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I got you bud. Almost gave myself 10/10 for all. But that'd be crazy. If that was true, I'd be published already and neighbors with Stephen King and Neil Gaiman because of course authors stick together

Characters: 5/10 - Character motivation? Non-existent. Lovely people, though, snappy, sarcastic, emotional, brooding, but little agency

Dialogue: 8/10 - I think I'm good at this
Descriptions: 4/10 - Don't want to talk about it
Voice: 7/10 - purrrfect
Senses: 5/10 - Of the little description I do have, I think senses are scattered through them
Story: 8/10 - I love my stories
Pacing: 6/10 - It's only when I look back so I realize I've gone too fast
Grammar: 6/10 - I know where/when/why to put a comma, semi-colon, em-dash, and still I throw fragments around like candy. And my syntax/diction can sometimes be trash
Wow a lot of ratings here!

Characters: 10/10 - They have been in my head for 3 years and won't shut up!

Dialogue: 1/10
Descriptions: 1/10
Voice 10/10 - As above ... they won't stay silent
Senses: 1/10
Story: 10/10 - Formulated 12 years ago ... still doesn't stop bugging me till i finish
Pacing: 1/10
Mood/Tone 1/10
Grammar 1/10
Daily Wordcount 1/10

Wage slave 1/10 - I have to work to stay alive
Argumentative old git 1/10 - Not that old!
Pedant 1/10
Dancer 1/10 - Awful
Dog enthusiast 1/10 - Like dogs, but wife doesn't so can't have one

I believe that if you put yourself rank bottom, you can only look up, view others as great and have a more open mind to learn and improve! It's what im here for ... to push those 1s to 10s ... though not the dancing and wage stuff ... etc
Descriptions: 7/10
Dialogue: 4/10
Pacing: 2/10
Story (conscious): 3/10
Story (subconscious): 6/10
Voice (flash): 6/10
Voice (sustained for more than 1000 words): 2/10
Characters: 4/10
DINOSAUR characters: 10/10
Iambic meter or ballad meter: 6/10
Any other meter: 1/10
1st Person POVs that aren't animals, children, or highly idiosyncratic: 1/10
Inordinately long, meandering sentences with more metaphors than words: 9/10


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Time on Task: 60%
Willingness to Revise: excessive
Writing While Distracted: approaching mastery
Making Every Space a Writing Perch: 10/10

But really...
Character: 9/10 in my head; 7/10 on paper
Dialogue: 8/10
Description: 6/10
Voice: 7/10
Senses: 6/10
Story: 8/10
Pacing: 7/10
Mood/Tone: 7/10
Grammer: 9/10 in knowledge; 7/10 in usage
Daily Word Count: 500-1500 words on average; 9/10
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