I write like…

There is a website making the rounds on the Internet that claims to take a sample of your writing and tell you what famous author’s writing matches your own writing style.

I dropped in a recent post and it told me I write like Chuck Pahluniak. See?

However…

I dropped in a portion of William Faulkner’s Nobel Prize acceptance speech and it returned a finding that the writing matched James Joyce. Entering a passage from Joyce’s Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man proves that Joyce is, in fact, himself.

Faulkner and Joyce shared the “stream of consciousness” style, but can’t they let Faulkner stand on his own?

I don’t think I write like Chuck. I think I write like me.

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