The following section includes tips, tricks, and my experience using Sudowrite, an app created using GPT-3 to assist writers in writing fiction.
This blog assumes you know what this is and have some familiarity with it. If not, the last section links to some info.
Sudowrite Tips and Tricks
The following are some tips and tricks I discovered while using Sudowrite.
Because there is no right or wrong way to use AI in your writing, none of these posts should be interpreted as “the way things should be done.” It’s just a suggestion to get you started.
Dates of posting are provided, with the oldest being first. (Sudowrite changes and progresses fairly frequently, so keep that in mind.)
- WRITE+: My Workflow (by request) November 18, 2022
- WRITE+ Part 2: End of my Workflow (by request) November 22, 2022
- Sudowrite: How much WRITE costs in words. November 25, 2022
My first days with Sudowrite
When I was interested in giving this a whirl, I found little on it regarding authors, so I thought I’d add my experience here. The following blog posts chronicle my experience with Sudowrite if/when I have some insight. It’s not necessarily going to be ongoing. Dates are provided, oldest is first.
- Deciding to try Sudowrite June 4, 2021
- Initial Sudowrite Observational Tweets June 5, 2021
- Where the AI ethics began to get murky. June 5, 2021
- Book 3, 2.5 Chapters in, all AI-Augmented. My current process. June 7, 2021
- Has Sudowrite helped my production? Yes. June 9, 2021
- Finding the AI Balance & Keeping Organic Connections June 13, 2021
- Final Thoughts on Sudowrite July 12, 2021
- More Final Thoughts on Sudowrite & Other AI Tools – an update October 5, 2021
Sudowrite/#AI Tools & Articles
- Tools I use:
- Articles and Info
- New Yorker: The Computers Are Getting Better at Writing
- The Creative Penn (Youtube): The AI-Augmented Author. Writing With GPT-3 With Paul Bellow
- The Creative Penn (Youtube): Writing Fiction With AI. Sudowrite With Amit Gupta
- The Verge: The Great Fiction of AI: The strange world of high-speed semi-automated genre fiction – a long form article that yours truly appears in.
- Sudowrite an AI Writing tool for authors: Features and Demonstration on the Business of Writing Podcast featuring author Elizabeth Ann West.