Establishing your own personal Preference Profile within a specific Genre is a three step process

1. Set the relative importance of the Genre for you (See below)
2. Rank each trait in terms of its relative importance to you (1=most important 9=least important)
3. Use the Sliding Scales to set each trait value depending on your personal preference

Genre Relative Importance (0=N/A, 1=Most Important-9=Least important):

Trait 0 1 5 9 Rating Rank
Language N/A Plain Flowery Webster’s Dictionary
Humor N/A Wry Rib-tickling ROFL
Philosophy N/A Pedestrian Thoughtful Heavy
Ending N/A Believable Surprising Shocking
Romance N/A Off Stage Kiss and Tell XXX-Rated
Characters N/A Flat Wholesome Fully Formed
Veracity N/A Feasible Works for Me On the Money
Tension N/A Ho Hum Good of Kind Edge of your Chair
Plot N/A Simplistic Well Drawn Complex
Rhyme Scheme N/A Rhyming Free Verse All Over the Place
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