Writer Updated – social media channels and newsreaders / Image: Freepik
What’s your favorite social network? What’s your primary way to stay informed?
If you would like to get quick tips and news about writing, tech, and publishing, feel free to connect with
Writer Updated. Continue reading “Add Writer Updated to your social media and news channels!”
Kindle Paperwhite in Agave Green / Image: Ebook Friendly
Would you buy a Kindle mainly because of its color?
Kindle Paperwhite is now available in two new colors, and that fact made me think about the importance of the device color. Continue reading “Does the color of the Kindle matter at all?”
Get The Fantasy Steampunk Bundle from StoryBundle by February 23, 2023 / Images: StoryBundle
Curated by Kristine Kathryn Rusch,
will give you fantasy with an attitude and “weird mechanical somethings or other.” The Fantasy Steampunk Bundle
The stories included in the bundle are either steampunk, fantasy with steampunk elements, or fantasy that feels like steampunk.
Continue reading “The Fantasy Steampunk Bundle is here! Get it for the price you set”
Foldable Kindle concept, compared to Paperwhite 5 / Visualization by Piotr Kowalczyk @ Geek Updated
Almost a year ago, I created a
visualization of the foldable Kindle (several images there).
At that time, I was highly skeptic about the idea. The biggest issue was the size.
Continue reading “A foldable Kindle makes a lot of sense – as long as it’s the Scribe”
Kindle Scribe composition notebook case by Fintie / Visualization by Geek Updated
Like no other Amazon e-reader,
Kindle Scribe is a great writing companion. It is the first Kindle that supports handwriting.
You can use the pen that comes free with the Scribe to make handwritten notes, annotations, or write your own notebooks, journal entries, and lists.
Continue reading “A composition notebook case for Kindle Scribe!”
Word processors timeline – infographic by Custom Writing / Image: Custom Writing
Do you remember the first word processor you ever used? Mine was a word processor that was a part of
AppleWorks, and it was back in 1991.
From Custom Writing comes a new infographic that presents
the history of word processors since the first typewriters. Continue reading “The history of word processors before Google Docs (infographic)”
A computer on the desk / Photo by Andrew Neel on Pexels
ChatGPT is an open-source natural language processing chatbot launched by OpenAI in November 2022.
The tool helps humans accomplish many tasks, from writing, to language translation, content creation, and text extracting.
Continue reading “A popular AI chatbot could pass an MBA test”
A woman listening to audiobooks / Image: Freepik
Katherine A. Powers reviews audiobooks every month for The Washington Post. She has written an interesting article discussing why some books
are not suited to the audiobook format.
It’s easy to imagine, why books from some categories, naming only atlases and cookbooks, are hard to translate into audio format.
Continue reading “Why some books should not be made into audiobooks”
Are you going to use artificial intelligence in your work, for instance to generate blog post ideas, rephrase sentences, or summarize long source articles?
This dead simple infographic I’ve found on Pikochart
lists pros and cons of AI. Continue reading “Artificial intelligence: pros and cons to know before you start using it (chart)”
The first use of the term “artificial intelligence” is credited to Dartmouth College professor John McCarthy. He used it in a proposal he submitted to a research conference in 1956.
Continue reading “Artificial intelligence in publishing and research (infographic)”
Ammaar Reshi and his book, , that he created using ChatGPT and Midjourney / Photo: Ammaar Reshi Alice and Sparkle
Ammaar Reshi, a product manager for a Silicon Valley fintech company, decided to use AI tools,
ChatGPT for text and Midjourney for images, to create a book that he would give as a gift to his friend’s kids. Continue reading “This children’s book was written and illustrated during a weekend with the help of AI”