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Guest Post: The Ethics of Writing Artificially Intelligent Books by Gary Stuart
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The Ethics of Writing Artificially Intelligent Books by Gary Stuart
John Matthew Fox gets the blame/credit for this woefully unintelligent screed about artificial intelligence. He does not like it, and neither do I. But at least he understands it technologically, if not cognitively. He says some writers will soon publish artificially intelligent books and flood the marketplace. Some will claim “AI-Assisted" in the front notes. And some will disguise the fact that ChatGPT wrote part of their book….
Click here to read Stuart’s insights on AI and the dilemmas it may raise.
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Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards
If you’re looking for a legit contest to join, check out Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards!
The final deadline is May 1st, 2023. There are multiple categories to choose from, and several awards.
The Grand Prize includes…
$10,000 in cash
An interview in Writer’s Digest (March/April 2024 issue) and on WritersDigest.com
A paid trip to the Writer’s Digest Annual Conference, including a special trophy presentation at the keynote
A Pitch Slam slot at the Writer's Digest Conference where the winner will receive one-on-one attention from editors or agents
Publication of an excerpt from their winning book on WritersDigest.com
To learn more about this contest, the various awards offered, and submission requirements, visit their website.
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