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The need to write

David Gane
David Gane

The other day, I said that we must write for others. But as AI changes the future of fiction, it will challenge this idea.

Soon you'll be able to teach AI your voice, and it can write for you. Or worse, someone will feed it your words and write your novel before you.

It's not fair or proper, but it will happen (it's already happening to music artists).

So why write then, if you don't have to?

Because you have something inside of you that needs to be expressed, and your way might be through writing.

AI is changing how we write, but it won't stop our need to be heard.


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Co-writer of the Shepherd and Wolfe young adult mysteries, the internationally award-winning series, and teacher of storytelling and screenwriting.


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