As of this writing, I have no idea how to create AI-generated content. I’m uncharacteristically not curious about learning how. Uncharacteristic, because normally new tech makes my inner nerd all giddy. This tech, when applied to writing at least, makes my inner ethicist want to vomit. I am trying to be balanced. I am often wrong about things.
Koyper squirmed in his seat, looking modest. “Oh, easy. That was old spectroscopist’s trick. De Broglie’s principle.” Jim blinked at that. “Wait. Isn’t that…” Koyper continued. “Every particle, every neutron, proton, electron and every atom, it is wave, also.” He tapped his temple with his finger. “And if you sing particle wavelength, you make particle shine.” Koyper shrugged. “I was thinking of calcium so I chose calcium. Hey, Andy,” Koyper swiveled around in his seat to face Andy in the backseat. “I am glad I gave you this instrument to play. I was not sure it was good idea at first.”
Got feedback on my working titles? Alternate suggestions most welcome! I've divided my Emissary book into three standalone novels and am starting to compose query letters to literary agents. I'm trying to telegraph through my titles that my midwestern sci fi adventure story is funny-quirky (think Red Dwarf) yet not...
even members of the Door County Published Author Collective will be available to talk with visitors about their books, writing process, and paths to publication. Today’s authors include Corey Geiger, Holly Phaneuf Erskine, Jane Hensge, Sue Jarosh, Erika Nelson, JK Palmer, and Judy Ann Ritter. The Door County Published Author Collective is a group of writers who live in or have significant ties to Door County and who have published creative works, either through traditional publishing or self-publishing.
If you are in Door County mid June, you have at least three chances to meet my friend and editor Catherine Young. She is giving readings from her new book of eco-poetry, Geosmin. In addition to Algoma's Yardstick Books June 18th, Catherine is speaking at Write On, Door County June 15 at 4 PM and the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Door County at 7 PM, also on June 15th.
Why are some fictional characters boring? The prime reason why I give up reading a book is because the main character is boring. Boring characters tend to be static, unchanging. More importantly, nothing challenges a boring character. We continue turning pages if we care about characters. We love the good, yet imperfect characters. But it isn’t bad to hate a character, either. A hateful character will not stop me from reading. A boring character will stop me from reading.