34 minutes | Oct 19th 2020

Editing Excellence with Pierce Gaynor

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Bestselling author William Bernhardt discusses the latest news from the world of books and interviews Pierce Gaynor, CEO of Fictional, an online AI prose editor for writers and publishers.Chapter 1: IntroductionBernhardt offers an online five-day writing workshop in December.Big response to new tech programs for writers—including FixionalChapter 2: Newsa) Writer is an online service that checks your manuscript for potentially offensive or otherwise problematic prose.b) Joseph Esposito explains why Penguin Random House wants Simon & Schuster.c) A new publishing startup, BookClub, helps authors create their own book clubs.d) Amazon launches a similar book-club-creation service.e) Barnes & Noble computer records were hacked.f) Children's book sales are up.g) Five years later, it appears the New York Times prediction about the demise of eBooks was incorrect.Chapter 3: InterviewBernhardt interviews Pierce Gaynor about his new online AI editing service, Fixional.Chapter 4: Parting WordsIt is not too late to register for Bernhardt's December small-group retreat. Visit: https://www.williambernhardt.com/writing-retreatsKeep writing!
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