How Humans and AI Can Collaborate When Writing

Researchers study how humans and AI can write together by designing large interaction datasets. This article is an existential crisis. It is written by a professional writer, writing about artificial intelligence that helps writers write. There’s a lot of nagging doubt in my mind about this. Is that okay? I mean, shouldn’t humans write their ownContinue reading “How Humans and AI Can Collaborate When Writing”

Amazing and Shocking Insights on Writing Skills

How much do you love writing?  Whether you want to answer this question with a groan or heart emojis, writing is a necessary part of modern life. For some, writing is a lucrative career. For others, writing is necessary, everyday communication through work emails, or texts with family and friends. Writing is a skill weContinue reading “Amazing and Shocking Insights on Writing Skills”

Best Reasons for Handwritten Messages

Would you feel more comfortable crafting a handwritten letter or sending a quick text? Most likely you answered “text” because it’s fast and autocorrect finishes some of your words! Meanwhile, where is that stationery when you need it? Sadly, our writing skills (by hand or keyboard) have declined each generation! A perfect example of thisContinue reading “Best Reasons for Handwritten Messages”

Insights From Bestsellers: Friends and Fortune

If you had the power to save your friend’s life, what would you do to change their fortune? Writers have the power to change lives with the use of words. A simple message, such as “It’s over,” can break a person’s heart. Words like “I love you” can bring sunshine and everlasting warmth. Writing complimentsContinue reading “Insights From Bestsellers: Friends and Fortune”

Grammar, Real Language, Books, and the Movies: An Editor’s Dilemma

A copy editor’s job is to correct the grammar in a novel. But what if the grammar is wrong, yet authentic? An author whose first language isn’t English caught a mistake in his novel and asked me what the correct grammar was. I told him the translator he hired had used authentic dialogue in theContinue reading “Grammar, Real Language, Books, and the Movies: An Editor’s Dilemma”