Laura Portwood-Stacer talks with Kim about book proposals.
Laura is a consultant for academic authors. Her book, titled, appropriately, The Book Proposal Book (Princeton UP, 2021), is a how-to-guide for writing an outstanding book proposal.
Through her business, Manuscript Works, Laura runs courses, workshops, and provides editorial assistance, to help academics navigate the world of publishing. Enrollment for her next “Book Proposal Accelerator Course” opens on Jan. 3, at 9am PST. Here’s the link: courses.manuscriptworks.com
Image of several books from Wikimedia Commons.
Music used in promotional material: Mozart Piano Concerto K.467 2mvt. by Cheong Lin
Saronik talks to Tuhin Chakrabarty about the creative processes of Artificial Intelligence, what we can expect from it, and how to keep the results fair.
(Saronik messes up the word GPT-3 twice!)
When AI Falls in Love, GPT-3 Creative Fiction, Are You Ready for NaNoWriMo?
Papers/Posts on Computational Creativity
Generating Similes Like a Pro, Content Planning for Neural Story Generation, Reverse, Retrieve, and Rank for Sarcasm Generation , The Comedian is in the Machine
Music and Art
Creating Image from Text
Dall-E, Creative Text Generation
Bias in Language Models
Stereoset measures Racism, Sexism, and other Forms of Bias in AI Language Models, Towards Controllable Biases in Language Generation, The Woman worked as a Babysitter, Timnit Gebru’s thread about Google firing her, RealToxicityPrompts, Measuring and Reducing Gendered Correlations in Pre-trained Models
Bias in Poetry
Investigating Societal Biases in a Poetry Composition System
Google’s New AI Helps You Write Poetry like Poe, Generating Topical Poetry
Computational Creativity, Machine Learning for Creativity and Design
Image: created using Dall-E