My Theme : Tips and Inspirational Quotes for Writers
C for Copy Cats
It's one thing to love and respect a particular author but it's another to try to copy their style. Sometimes this can be a useful tool for new writers because it forces you to get something on a page if you are still too nervous about being yourself - a lot of us go through this insecurity because it's not easy to be judged. Eventually you'll need to break the habit because trying to write like someone else will stifle your own creativity.
Oscar Wilde was supposedly known to have said these words:
"Be yourself; everyone else is taken."