Multiple Writers Personality Disorder

Well, it’s confirmed (sort of), I have a MWPD (Multiple Writers Personality Disorder).

Have you ever wondered what author influences your writing or who you write like? Now, you can find out.

I Write Like  – checks which famous writer you write like by analyzing your word choice and writing style and comparing them with those of the famous writers. Analyze your text, here.

I ran my short story collection as well as my current novel in progress through the “I Write Like,” software for analysis and discovered:

About Agatha Christie

“Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie DBE was a British crime writer of novels, short stories, and plays. She also wrote romances under the name Mary Westmacott, but she is best remembered for her 66 detective novels and more than 15 short story collections (especially those featuring Hercule Poirot or Miss Jane Marple). According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Christie is the best-selling novelist of all time. Her novels have sold roughly four billion copies, and her estate claims that her works rank third, after those of William Shakespeare and the Bible, as the most widely published books.” (Read more on Wikipedia)

My short stories came up, Stephen King!

About Stephen King

Picture of Stephen King

Photo by Pinguino. CC-BY 2.0

When it comes to my non-fiction articles :

About Anne Rice

Picture of Anne Rice

“Anne Rice is a best-selling American author of metaphysical gothic fiction, Christian literature and erotica from New Orleans, Louisiana. Her books have sold nearly 100 million copies, making her one of the most widely read authors in modern history.”  (Read more on Wikipedia)

So, who do you write like? Find out here and share it with me and all the Cow Pasture Fence Jumpers.You can also share on Twitter, Facebook, and your blog.

I’d love to hear your thoughts on the subject. Join the conversation. Talk to me or tell me your story. I’m all ears. Or, connect with me on Facebook at SheilaMGood,  PinterestBloglovinTwitter@sheilamgood, Contently, and Instagram. You can follow my reviews on Amazon and Goodreads.

Submissions- Advice for Success

Day 19: #atozchallenge

As a writer, we all enjoy sending our words out into the universe and, particularly, achieving recognition. Submitting work takes careful consideration and time.

Success can be yours if you do these four basic things:

  1. Research the journals appropriate for your genre.
  2. Spend time reading the journals as well as the winning stories.
  3. Write a good story.
  4. Follow the guidelines of the journal in which you are submitting.

The article, 10 Observations from the Slush Pile by author and editor, Suzanne Vincent, is an excellent resource for the do’s and don’t of submitting your work. Check it out and take note.

Success is in the details.

When was the last time you submitted?

I’d love to hear your comments. Talk to me. Tell me your story and look for me on Facebook at SheilaMGood,  PinterestBloglovinTwitter@sheilagood, and Contently.