So, I’d been eyeing that meme going around since yesterday…

You know the one, the one where you plug in something you’ve written, and it tells you who you write like?

But I was starting to notice an uncomfortable pattern, so I decided to plug in some famous authors.

I started with people whom I knew were actually represented in the meme generator:

Hemingway

I write like
Ernest Hemingway

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Margaret Atwood

I write like
P. G. Wodehouse

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Chuck Palahniuk

I write like
Chuck Palahniuk

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PG WodeHouse

I write like
Raymond Chandler

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Raymond Chandler

I write like
Raymond Chandler

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JK Rowling

I write like
J. K. Rowling

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Douglas Adams

I write like
Douglas Adams

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Then I progressed to people who I thought were probable entrants in it.

William Shakespeare

I write like
Daniel Defoe

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Charles Dickens

I write like
Edgar Allan Poe

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Jane Austen

I write like
Jane Austen

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Geoffrey Chaucer

I write like
James Fenimore Cooper

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Bill Burroughs

I write like
Stephen King

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Franz Kafka

I write like
James Joyce

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Mark Twain

I write like
James Fenimore Cooper

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Thomas Jefferson

I write like
H. P. Lovecraft

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Ralph Ellison

I write like
J. D. Salinger

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Virginia Woolf

I write like
Dan Brown

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I hope at this point, you can see where I’m going with this. I started putting in the names of famous female writers, both white female writers and women of color, and posted up the results here. It’s completely unscientific and unordered, people are listed in the order they popped into my head to try.

Toni Morrison

I write like
James Joyce

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Charlotte Bronte

I write like
Jane Austen

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Emily Bronte

I write like
Daniel Defoe

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Sappho

I write like
Dan Brown

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Dorothy Parker

I write like
H. P. Lovecraft

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bell hooks

I write like
Dan Brown

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Isabel Allende

I write like
Stephen King

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Zora Neale Hurston

I write like
Edgar Allan Poe

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Alice Walker

I write like
H. P. Lovecraft

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Sandra Cisneros

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Kurt Vonnegut

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Maxine Hong Kingston

I write like
Chuck Palahniuk

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Octavia Butler

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Isaac Asimov

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Ursula K Leguin

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Vladimir Nabokov

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Willa Cather

I write like
James Joyce

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Madeleine L’Engle

I write like
J. D. Salinger

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Shahrnush Parsipur

I write like
H. P. Lovecraft

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Phyllis Wheatley

I write like
William Shakespeare

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Shirley Jackson

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George Orwell

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Sylvia Plath

I write like
H. P. Lovecraft

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Arundhati Roy

I write like
Stephen King

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E Nesbit

I write like
Lewis Carroll

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Lucy Maud Montgomery

I write like
James Joyce

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