June 11, 2011 § 1 Comment
Not sure whether I’ve come out as male or female on this blog since I’m ambiguous about my real identity. I’ve left hints here and there in blog posts. I should own this blog. That’s another post, though.
Given all the hubbub about V.S. Naipul and his surety about identifying a writer’s sex/gender from a few sentences of his or her prose, and that Social Times sent a link to The Gender Genie in my inbox a few moments ago, I thought I’d play along. This isn’t the first time my writing has been analyzed either for traces of gender or “which writer do you write like?” But I cannot recall who I wrote like. I pasted various passages and mostly the results indicated I was male.
As did the Gender Genie: