I succumbed to the curiosity and checked out the site called, I Write Like. What you do is put in a few paragraphs of your WIP and it gets analyzed to see whose writing is similar to yours. I tried it and here is who I write like….
Hhhmm, that can be good in that she is famous and has money now, but in writer’s circles, well, I’ve heard talk that she is not the best writer. So what is better? To be published and have tons of people read and love your books? Or to be a great, profound, deep writer?
I couldn’t stand it and I tried again with a different snippet from my novel. Here’s what came of it…
Now that is weird. But I must say it is a bit flattering. Like Rowling, he is famous and most likely wealthy. I haven’t read any of his books, other than his book on writing, so I can’t say that my writing compares with his in any way. Now I want to try again…here goes…
Ha! I think I may be supposed to write fantasy or paranormal, which is interesting, because the story I am plotting out right now is a speculative book. It’s a contemporary with a bit of magic in it. No witches or anything, just a wee bit of magic to make for a fun read.
Okay, okay, I couldn’t resist and tried again….
Bahahahahaha! Now that is hilarious and most likely proves that this site is just a random generator of author names. I would say that my writing is NOTHING like Charles Dickens’ writing. NOTHING like it. Whatsoever.
But this was a nice way to pass the time on lazy summer day. Try it out and let me know who YOU write like. I WRITE LIKE.