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Authors’ writing advice comes to life

Authors’ writing advice comes to life

Here's a look at writing advice from some of the world's best known authors, along with their animated images in MyHeritage's trippy AI program Deep Nostalgia.

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Examples of narrative arcs in modern fiction

Examples of narrative arcs in modern fiction

Do novels share certain storytelling patterns? An A.I. has determined that most best-sellers use one of seven universal plot archetypes.

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Author conferences & events: 2021

Author conferences & events: 2021

By J.D. Lasica and Eric Kettunen, Authors A.I. Feb. 26, 2021 If 2020 was the toughest of years for all of us, 2021 looks to be the year in which conference-going begins to rebound. Conference organizers are making the hard choice of deciding whether to go all-virtual events this year, to make a strategic bet […]

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Why authors need a professional book editor

Why authors need a professional book editor

On First Draft Friday, bestselling fantasy author Charlie N. Holmberg and veteran editor Jason Kirk discuss the benefits that a professional book editor can bring to an author's writing career.

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Social media hashtags for authors

Social media hashtags for authors

If you want to get more visibility for your social posts, you'll want to include hashtags. Here's a guide to the most popular hashtags on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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Author posts, MarloweJune 23, 2020
What I learned about my novel from an A.I.

What I learned about my novel from an A.I.

Marlowe, the new artificial intelligence for fiction, doesn't have all the answers, but she offers a lot of actionable insights that any author would find eye opening when they're rewriting and fine-tuning their manuscripts.

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MarloweJune 12, 2020
Can A.I. really help authors with their fiction writing?

Can A.I. really help authors with their fiction writing?

This is launch week for our new startup, Authors A.I., so we were jazzed that we received a quick invitation to appear on one of the leading video podcasts in the indie author community, the C&M Show. The “C” in C&M stands for Craig Martelle, impresario behind 20Books Vegas and chief honcho at the 40,000-member […]

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Author resourcesNovember 30, 2019
Kinga Jentetics on PublishDrive’s services for authors

Kinga Jentetics on PublishDrive’s services for authors

Here’s a four-minute interview I conducted in the hallway at the 20Books Vegas conference on Nov. 14, 2019, with Kinga Jentetics, CEO and co-founder of the ebook publishing platform PublishDrive. Kinga talked to the 1,000 attendees on the opening day about how her startup can benefit indie authors and publishers. Authors can take advantage of […]

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ConferencesNovember 17, 2019
Photo outtakes from 20Books Vegas

Photo outtakes from 20Books Vegas

Photo outtakes from 20Books Vegas I’m just back from the 20Books Vegas conference, the largest gathering of independent authors in the world, held Nov. 12-14, 2019, in Las Vegas. How popular is 20Books? When tickets go on sale each spring, they sell out in about an hour. About 1,000 attendees pack smokey Sam’s Town Hotel […]

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