Here are a few stories to read this Monday morning.
- Jeffrey Wassetrom argues that assigning historical fiction along side history books (aka sanctioned historical fiction) can help fill in the gaps in the historical record.
- Grammarly, a startup with an AI editor so bad it is the perfect example of how AI will never replace people, just raised $200 million.
- How authors are finding success on Kindle Vella.
- What’s really interesting about the AAP’s figures for the size of the book publishing industry is that they debunk the “digital didn’t kill print” claim. Some segments like education have been decimated.
- Adam Tinworth argues that blogging isn’t dead. (he’s right)
- The efforts to preserve a 1,200 year old book found in an Irish bog are simply fascinating.
P.S. I am five days into caffeine detox. Does anyone know when this gets better?