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How to write a bestseller with ‘stylometry’

Scientists say they’ve uncovered the secret to writing a bestselling novel. By using a process called “statistical stylometry,” which basically means data mining an overload of printed matter — in this case 40,000 books and film scripts — to find patterns of wood usage. The Stony Brook University researchers say that books that used moreContinue reading “How to write a bestseller with ‘stylometry’”