So there's this new website that the bloggers and twitters are chirping aboot called I Write Like. As a writer I was tempted to submit my short stories for comparisons...
"Banging the Pipes," The earliest short story that I have the most love for came back as writing like... James Joyce.
Whew. Previously I submitted just the first few paragraphs but that came back as Dan Brown (AUUUUGHHH)
For "Fifth Annual Office Golf Showdown," the short story that actually won Second Place for a contest, I wrote that like
Who is actually a name I recognize but never read (the short story is entirely dialogue, I wonder if that has an effect).
For the last short story in my story collection Last of the Grapefruit Wars, "Snipe Hunt," that came back as
Which is weird: when I submitted just the first three pages it came back as Stephen King.
You know what? All this inconsistency. I write like Paul Wartenberg. So there.