All of the writers I have talked with, no matter how skilled, always seem to wish they could write like someone else. I hear them often say, “If only I could write descriptions like…” or “If only I could create characters like…” or “If only I could use words like…” It seems that writers, too, suffer from the “grass is greener” syndrome.
If you could write like anyone in the world, living or dead, who would it be? What would have to change in your writing style for you to write this way? What would the world gain by this? More importantly, what would it lose? Your 10 minutes start now.
What did you discover about yourself and your writing style?