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Navigating the AI Landscape in Book Publishing: What I Learned at a Recent Conference
I recently attended an eye-opening conference on Artificial Intelligence: Revolution and Opportunity in Trade Publishing hosted by Publishers Weekly. I was grateful to be one of the speakers and excited to meet other like-minded folks in book publishing. As someone passionate about how artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming the world of books, it was incredible to learn from other forward-thinking industry folks. Organizers and hosts were Thad McIlroy and Peter Brantley who did a wonderful job curating topics and speakers that were interesting and exciting. Here are some of my key takeaways from the insightful sessions:
Elevate Your Book Titles and Descriptions with GPT-4 AI: A Friendly Guide to Effective Prompts
In the age of AI, who owns the copyright to a character in a book?
Since I am a huge ChatGPT fan, I used a prompt and let the AI write the message. It was also a way to test the prompt. (For those new to ChatGPT, a prompt is instructions to the AI. The better and more specific the prompt, the better the output)
Here’s the prompt I used: