Will artificial intelligence ever write a novel? I believe the answer is "Yes."
A few years ago I built an app for dictation that was intended to solve one of the biggest frustrations I had with other dictation applications: They didn’t handle punctuation. As a writer I dreamed about just speaking my stories aloud, but the cold hard reality was that until recently, every dictation application required you … Continue reading OpenAI API Alchemy: Smart Formatting and Code Creation
OpenAI’s API is incredibly adept at picking up patterns in text. From determining the format to the context, it only takes a little bit of input to get amazing results. In another post I showed how the API was able to complete lists of fictional characters, determining that it’s a list, a list of DC … Continue reading OpenAI API Alchemy: Summarization
A few months ago a remarkable thing happened: I got a glimpse of the future. OpenAI, a group of artificial intelligence researchers working towards developing benevolent AI gave me early access to a new API they were developing that would allow developers to utilize the most powerful text generator ever. For background, a text generator … Continue reading The AI Channels project
1. Noise-cancelling headphones I use my Apple AirPods Pro whenever I want to tune out the world. They’re not cheap (around $250), but they’re an important part of my writing process. They make external noises much quieter and keep me very focused. They’re great on an airplane and wonderful just sitting in a room by … Continue reading My 7 Favorite Writing Tools
TL;DR: I wrote a 50,000 word novel in less than 24-hours using dictation. “You can drive a car with your feet if you want to; it don't mean it's a good f*cking idea!” - Chris Rock Disclaimer #1: Quantity is no substitute for quality… Disclaimer #2: Sometimes deadlines happen. Sometimes you’re in a rut and … Continue reading Writing A Novel In 24-Hours: My One-Day NaNoWriMo Experiment