Who do You Write Like?


Calvin-writing

Check which famous writer you write like. Go look, I'll wait.

The site uses a statistical analysis tool, which analyzes your word choice and writing style and compares them with those of famous writers.

It tells me I write like Dan Brown.

In the last couple of years I've been approached by several publishers about writing a book on aspects of social media. My cup of tea and focus on business is broader, and while I've been researching and writing about commerce, doing the work comes first.

Whenever I talk about stories from my life, however, the many experiences I managed to orchestrate, how I came here, where I started from, etc. people listen in rapt attention and tell me I should write about that — they would rush to buy my memoir.

Which I find fascinating, because I had not thought of that form of storytelling.

Who knows, one day I might take them up on it.

What about you? Who do you write like? Was that a surprise?

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I've used language analysis in many situations from learning about group behavior to understanding how crisis develop, the patterns in social and mainstream media that carry and charge messages to what triggers resolution.

You will find a few posts about risk communication on this blog, from understanding to applying it, if interested.

The words we use have the potential to shape our actions. Words matter.

 

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