In today’s Journal
* Quotes of the Day
* AI Audiobooks?
* Of Interest
Quotes of the Day
“Try to catch up if doing so is possible and will be challenging. If impossible to catch up, then simply reset the challenge and start fresh.” Dean Wesley Smith on whether to try catching up when you fall behind on a challenge
“Ahh, the problems of being prolific.” Dean Wesley Smith
I currently have in my inbox (as probably do many of you) an email from Google Play Books. The subject reads “Create an auto-narrated audiobook.” As of this writing I hadn’t opened it.
I think I have a few titles available on Google Play Books. A few years ago, I uploaded a few, but the process was so clunky and time-consuming I gave up on it.
Now I’m thinking maybe I’ll revisit it, see whether the publishing process on that format has improved.
As to the “auto-narrated” (AI) audiobook, I don’t know. Guess I’ll take a look when I get there. But until then, in “Of Interest” today, there’s a link to an article about this very topic: Google Play Books’ new AI audiobooks.
Talk with you again soon.
See “Catching Up… To Do or Not To Do?” at https://www.deanwesleysmith.com/catching-up-to-do-or-not-to-do/. A good post.
See “True Crime Thursday – DEEPFAKES” at https://killzoneblog.com/2022/04/true-crime-thursday-deepfakes.html. Wow. What an interesting post.
See “Google Play Books Expands AI Audiobook Narration – maybe” at https://www.thepassivevoice.com/google-play-books-expands-ai-audiobook-narration-maybe/.
Disclaimer: In this blog, I provide advice on writing fiction. I advocate a technique called Writing Into the Dark. To be crystal clear, WITD is not “the only way” to write, nor will I ever say it is. However, as I am the only writer who advocates WITD both publicly and regularly, I will continue to do so, among myriad other opics.