I am fairly extreme in my views on this matter, I grant you, but I honestly think the worst thing any creative writer can do is start considering the whims of a computer. Writing about what you are passionate about, what comes from within you, and being yourself — that’s what I believe attracts readers (and therefore ultimately money). Readers value authenticity. Yes, you won’t be for everyone (I’m certainly not) but the people who do like your work will stick with you. I don’t think that happens when fawning to algorithmic whims.

However, each to their own, obviously. :)

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Novelist and Short Story-ist. Film and Book Lover. If you cut me, I bleed celluloid and paper pulp. Blog: www.simondillonbooks.wordpress.com

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Simon Dillon

Simon Dillon

Novelist and Short Story-ist. Film and Book Lover. If you cut me, I bleed celluloid and paper pulp. Blog: www.simondillonbooks.wordpress.com

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