Book Publishing Beds Big Data

robot_typing_smallForget the literary agent, submit your book to the AI Book Machine . . . but you’d better pick the right one: Intellogo? Inkitt? Or?

The brave new world of book publishing reads more and more like a Stephen King novel.

Big Data? Oh, Brother!

“In this digital future, using machine learning platforms can provide publishers with opportunities to get real-time information about their readers . . .”

Read on: Yes, Machine Learning Can Help Predict a Bestseller


What happened to the monkey?

“Imagine a world where you were guaranteed that a book would sell before it’s even published?

“Data-driven publishing is just the beginning of turning the book selection process at publishing houses into a science. Instead of going through the pitch-rejection process, data will be able to identify genre, style and subject preferences for publishing houses based on reader response.”

Perhaps, but first the book must be written. By whom? Or what?

Read on: Artificial intelligence and the art of reader-driven publishing

About Polishing Your Prose

Larry M Edwards is an award-winning investigative journalist, author, editor and publishing consultant. He is the author of three books, and has edited dozens of nonfiction and fiction book manuscripts. Under Wigeon Publishing, he has produced six books. As author, "Dare I Call It Murder? A Memoir of Violent Loss" won First Place in the San Diego Book Awards in 2012 (unpublished memoir) and 2014, Best Published Memoir. The book has also been nominated for a number of awards, including: Pulitzer Prize, Benjamin Franklin Award, Washington State Book Award, and One Book, One San Diego. As Editor, "Murder Survivor’s Handbook: Real-Life Stories, Tips & Resources" won the Gold Award in the 2015 Benjamin Franklin Book Awards, Self-Help. For a sample edit and cost estimate, contact Larry: larry [at] larryedwards [dot] com -- -- --
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1 Response to Book Publishing Beds Big Data

  1. Reblogged this on San Diego Writers/Editors Guild and commented:
    Introducing AI (that’s capital A and capital I, not the short form of the man’s name Allen), possibly the best agent in the world. Thanks to Larry Edwards for sharing this piece.

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