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Who do you write like?

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by immoimeme, Jul 18, 2010.

  1. immoimeme

    immoimeme my posts r modded

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    I write poems like James Joyce, according to this writing analyzer :lol:

    http://iwl.me/
     
  2. Wyliefan

    Wyliefan Well-Known Member

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    That's a popular quiz; I keep seeing it all over Facebook, Twitter, LJ, and elsewhere. Apparently I write like Poe! :scream:
     
  3. mmscfdcsu

    mmscfdcsu Skating Pairs with Drew

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    I write like
    Dan Brown :huh: :watch::lynch:
     
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  4. pat c

    pat c Well-Known Member

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    Stephen King. And I don't read most of his stuff. ;) Go figure.
     
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  5. KatieC

    KatieC Dreaming of Zanzibar again

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    I tried twice - first was James Joyce - second was Douglas Adams. Have to admit I've never heard of Douglas Adams.:slinkaway
     
  6. Ozzisk8tr

    Ozzisk8tr Well-Known Member

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    eye've bean tolled thaht I rite lyke taht potsre on FSU naymd Pani?
     
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  7. Kasey

    Kasey Correcting President Trump's grammar on Twitter :)

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    I tried three different snippets from blog posts, and apparently I write like David Foster Wallace....(off to wikipedia to see who the hell that is)....who apparently got such a kick out of writing he committed suicide at the age of 46....good to know I've got a few good years left! ;)
     
  8. ChelleC

    ChelleC Well-Known Member

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    Robert Louis Stevenson
     
  9. DBZ

    DBZ Well-Known Member

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    Bah, this is hogwash. I just entered an excerpt from Stephen King's Misery and got David Foster Wallace. :lol:
     
  10. mmscfdcsu

    mmscfdcsu Skating Pairs with Drew

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    I just typed in a few verses from the Bible. This is what I got.

    I write like
    Bram Stoker
     
  11. Jenna

    Jenna Well-Known Member

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    Margaret Mitchell.
     
  12. LordCirque

    LordCirque Well-Known Member

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    David Foster Wallace for one

    William Gibson for another.

    I always considered my work more like JD Salinger. Granted there is little to no relevance in this process as exhibited above.
     
  13. rfisher

    rfisher Will you rise like a phoenix or be a burnt chicken

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    Two paragraphs equated to Stephen King and two different paragraphs to David Foster Wallace. :rofl: I think there's a limited amount of choices.
     
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    DickButtonFan New Member

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    SceneIt DoneIt

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  16. Wyliefan

    Wyliefan Well-Known Member

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    Author of Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy -- a really funny writer.

    I heard that someone put in a passage from Great Expectations and got Jane Austen. :)
     
  17. Holley Calmes

    Holley Calmes Well-Known Member

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    H P Lovecraft. Go figure.

    The Bible = Bram Stoker......:lol:
     
  18. BrokenAnkle

    BrokenAnkle Active Member

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    My reports are Dan Brown but the fiction I attemped years ago is like Margaret Atwood, LOL
     
  19. ChelleC

    ChelleC Well-Known Member

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    It's according to the passage and the translation. I used Revelation 21:1-4, and got Kurt Vonnegut for NIV, Dan Brown for The Message :lol:, James Joyce for both the NLT and KJV.
     
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  20. hydro

    hydro Well-Known Member

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    Charles Dickens

    Second time I was Bram Stoker :lol:
     
  21. Meredith

    Meredith what a glorious day!

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    Depending on the excerpt, I write like:
    1) David Foster Wallace,
    2) Cory Doctorow, or
    3) Dan Brown.

    I'm still laughing over the results for the Bible. Bram Stoker? :D
     
  22. euterpe

    euterpe Well-Known Member

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    Me, too.
     
  23. Matryeshka

    Matryeshka Well-Known Member

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    I got James Joyce 2x and David Foster Wallace.

    I'm not really found of either James Joyce or David Foster Wallace, so I'm going to choose to believe it's because those are the defaults, and my writing is so profoundly originaly (and profound), it had no where to go besides factory settings. :p
     
  24. VIETgrlTerifa

    VIETgrlTerifa Well-Known Member

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    I used two creative writing excerpts that I wrote and I got Stephen King, then I used an English essay I wrote and I got Chuck Palahniuk. I then used a short Poli-Sci homework assignment and got Cory Doctorow. Then I used a longer Poli-Sci assignment and got David Foster Wallace. I'm gonna analyze all of my papers now to see who else I am.

    LMAO. I posted 3 paragraphs from an old Harry Potter fan fiction I wrote and I got JK Rowling.
     
  25. Prancer

    Prancer Cursed for all time Staff Member

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    The two fiction entries and a post: Kurt Vonnegut
    A sales letter I wrote: David Foster Wallace
    Grading comments to student: J.K. Rowling PML!!!!
     
  26. Aceon6

    Aceon6 Hit ball, find ball, hit it again.

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    Biographical excerpt came up Stephen King.
    Business stuff Cory Doctorow.
     
  27. Really

    Really I need a new title

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    I write like him too -- at least when I'm writing a cover letter for a resume! I need to find my master's thesis...
     
  28. BlueRidge

    BlueRidge AYS's snark-sponge

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    I used my most agitated long post ever. I got Dan Brown. Someone sells books writing like that? :rofl:
     
  29. Ajax

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    Chuck Palahniuk.
    I didn't even like Fight Club! :lol:
     
  30. Dave of the North

    Dave of the North Well-Known Member

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