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I Write Like I Write Like Check which famous writer you write like with this statistical analysis tool, which analyzes your word choice and writing style and compares them with those of the famous writers. Any text in English will do: your latest blog post, journal entry, comment, chapter of your unfinished book, etc. For reliable results paste at least a few paragraphs (not tweets). Paste your text here: The program doesn't store or use your input for any other purposes.
I was at a Kurt Vonnegut talk in New York a few years ago. Talking about writing, life, and everything. He explained why people have such a need for drama in their life. He said, “People have been hearing fantastic stories since time began. The problem is, they think life is supposed to be like the stories. Kurt Vonnegut explains drama | Derek Sivers Kurt Vonnegut explains drama | Derek Sivers
One Sentence archive - month: "2007-05" cha It's been so long that I don't even look down your street anymore. tags: moving on memory [add] 2007-05-31 14:54:55 / Rating: 2242.25 / Steph One Sentence archive - month: "2007-05"
Fun With Words: Collective Nouns One of the craziest oddities of the English language is that there are so many different collective nouns that all mean "group" but which are specific to what particular thing there is a group of: a herd of elephants, a crowd of people, a box of crayons, a pad of paper, etc. There is great diversity of collective nouns associated with animals, from a sleuth of bears to a murder of crows. The following is a list of the correct terms to describe groups of various types of animals. Fun With Words: Collective Nouns