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Member Spotlight: David Poyer

author David Poyer and an image of his book Writing in the Age of AI

Why is writing important to you and why do you think it’s an important medium for the world? Writing is the shared experience of the human race. It speaks across the artificial boundaries of class and race and age and nationality, reminding us that when the bells toll, they toll for us.

What are your tried and tested remedies to cure writer’s block? Careful and thorough planning, well in advance!

What is your favorite time to write? Mornings

What’s the best piece of writing advice you’ve ever received and would like to impart to other writers? John Gardner advised me to “Listen for the monsters under the ice.”

What excites you most about being a writer in today’s age? The chance to fight for causes I believe in.

David Poyer’s Writing in the Age of AI: What You Need to Know to Survive and Thrive is out now with Northampton House Press.