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Whatever the deficiencies of I Write Like, it does exude a love of writing and its many techniques. The site’s blog updates with inspiring quotations from writers, and Chestnykh _ whose company, Coding Robots, is also working on blog editing and diary writing software _ shows a love of literature. He counts Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Agatha Christie among his favorites.

“I had a typewriter when I was 6 years old,” he said. “But I’m not a published writer and I don’t think I write very good.”