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Old 07-18-2010, 08:53 AM   #1
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I Write Like erupts online, authors scratch heads - wtop.com

I pasted in 3 paragraphs. Answer: Edgar Allen Poe
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I write like Cory Doctorow. I'd never heard of him before today. We do have something in common, we're both Canadian.
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Jane Austen . I'm not sure I've ever even picked up one of her books.

Interesting site.
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Chuck Palahniuk...now I know there's a reason I'm a little strange.
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Old 07-18-2010, 10:49 AM   #5
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Chuck Palahniuk...now I know there's a reason I'm a little strange.
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Old 07-18-2010, 12:03 PM   #8
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I used two of my more verbose posts to this Forum -- both were two paragraphs long. The first was like Margaret Atwood and the second like Dan Bloom. Must be the wine.
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Old 07-18-2010, 12:29 PM   #9
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I write like Cory Doctorow. I'd never heard of him before today. We do have something in common, we're both Canadian.
Ditto on both counts!!!

I copied a recent email that was to hand. I will try later with a completely different type of text and style.
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Charles Dickens here. Interesting!
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Old 07-18-2010, 01:01 PM   #11
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I write like Cory Doctorow. I'd never heard of him before today. We do have something in common, we're both Canadian.

Same here. I write like Cory Doctorow too. I even tried twice, same result.
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Old 07-18-2010, 01:30 PM   #13
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Sheesh, who would have thunk it? Especially for a feringi.
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I write like Douglas Adams! Yessss!
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A sampling of my blog post got me Jonathan Swift. A sample from the first chapter of the book I am writing got me James Joyce.
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Old 07-18-2010, 03:10 PM   #17
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My Irish brown bread recipe was written in the style of James Joyce. No doubt the terse instructions and incomplete sentences were the features being looked for! A letter to a manager turned up H.P. Lovecraft (Who? )
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I write like Cory Doctorow. I'd never heard of him before today.
Same here, but I'm English, however I did wear dorky glasses like his picture on Wiki.

Maybe I should read something of his.
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I'm beginning to suspect a RAG (random author generator).
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