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Mini-Quiz: Writing Fiction by Dictation

by Ron Kurtus (revised 2 March 2012)

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. What is an advantage of using a digital recorder to dictate your story?

You can listen to music while dictating

You can dictate in various inspiring surroundings

You won't need expensive speech recognition software

3. What preparations should you make before dictating your fiction?

It is good to plan out what part of your story you will dictate

Get plenty of rest

It is wise to get permission from the authorities

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

Speak and write

Resources and references

Ron Kurtus' Credentials


Fiction Resources


Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 Standard - Available from for about $82

Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 Preferred - Available from for about $168

Olympus WS-300M 256 MB Digital Voice Recorder - Available from for about $79


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