July 11, 2011

Fun with Word Clouds

Writers like words. At least, I hope we all do. So, just for fun, I plugged my work in progress (Ivy's novel Roses and Mirrors) into Wordle. It generated this word cloud:
It's not as cool as I thought it would be, but I'm very pleased that 'Beast' and 'Beauty' are prominent. I really need to go back and look at how many times I use the word 'like', though.

I'd much rather it come out like this:
What clouds can you come up with?

Update: my friend Ryan made his own word clouds and posted them on his website here.

4 comments:

Raina said...

That was so much fun to play with, thank you for sharing it.

I pasted a big chunk of my last NaNo novel and I think I use the word like way too much also because it was pretty big.

The other huge word was Raz and it doesn't surprise me his name shows up all over lol.

Lana said...

Wow I love that website! I've been playing around with it for ages now. I will post my word cloud, too.
Thanks for the link!

Emily Casey said...

I know. It's scary-addictive.
You're welcome. **evil laugh**

Lewinna Solwing said...

Ooh, that's fun! I put about three of my novels in, just to check it out... the major words that I noticed were large in all of them were "body", "eyes", and "one". Besides, of course, proper nouns (character names are always the largest) and "like". ;D

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